“In this video we take you on a tour of 2 beautiful off-grid tiny houses at the Domaine Floravie tiny house eco-resort in Rimouski, Québec, Canada. Domaine Floravie has a total of 7 tiny houses located on a stunning piece of land right on the shores of the Saint Lawrence River. Read more from > Tiny House Tour at Stunning Waterfront Off-Grid Resort
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This is another important video that shows how to restore hopeless looking desert land into productive land. This is an ongoing series about restoring degraded land that includes inspiring stories such as Greening the Desert (classic example), restoration of the Loess Plateau in China, Miracle Water Village, Water Man of India. Read more from > Al Baydha – Another Greening the Desert Project
“Today we’re going to take a look at several types of greenhouses. These are just some of the more popular styles and there are many variations. It’s simply some information to help provide some food-for-thought when you are ready to build one.” Read more from > What Type of Greenhouse Should You Build?
“Environmentalist’s best kept secret and the concrete industry’s worst nightmare… … the earthbag method means that you can build a small retreat to withstand bullets, floods, hurricanes, storms and fires much better than a conventional house.” Read more from > Survival Tactics: Dirt Cheap Bullet-Proof Earthbag Shelters
“Due to the fuel crisis in Nepal now we don’t get gas for cooking. I just wanted to ask you if you have some idea regarding building a solar cooker. I did some search in google but I could not come up with a concrete idea. And yeah I have a methane gas chamber in my house. Do you have some idea to improve that as well because its not enough to cook 2 meals. Thank you.” Prateek Read more from > Low Cost Cooking Options in Nepal
To give you an idea of how popular tiny houses are, this video has almost 600,000 hits in just a few months. It never ceases to amaze me how many creative, space-saving ideas people incorporate into tiny homes. This particular home has a Moroccan floor sofa, a cutting board that fits over an alcohol burning cooktop, a grow tower that provides herbs year-round that’s small enough to be brought indoors in the winter, two lofts that include an upstairs office and much more. Also note how many tiny homes like this one are designed for off-grid as well as on-grid hookups. You may not like some of the aesthetics or even want a house this small. That’s okay. I’m posting the best tiny house videos that I can find because they have so many space and money saving ideas. Read more from > Eclectic Eco-Friendly Tiny House with Two Lofts