EcoNest Architecture

Paula Baker-Laporte FAIA, BBEC, BBNC: Ashland, Oregon

Paula Baker-Laporte is an architect and Building Biologist living in Ashland Oregon. She specializes in health-enhancing and ecologically sound architectural design and consulting and has extensive experience applying the principles of Building Biology to many forms of alternative construction including: Light straw-clay adobe, straw-bale, pumice-crete, aerated autoclaved concrete and wood insulated concrete forms. In her role as architect or consultant she has successfully assisted many people with MCS in building healthy homes. She is the primary author of the book Prescriptions for A Healthy House and Co-author with husband Robert Laporte of Econest, Creating Sustainable Homes of Clay, Straw and Timber. Paula is a long-time instructor for IBE co-teaching the 213 Natural Healthy Building 5-day seminar, and the 215 Healthy Design & Community Planning 4-day seminar. • (541) 488-9508