An Introduction to Quail Springs’ Cob Farm House

Sasha Rabin gives us a quick tour of Quail Springs’ farm house, a small earthen structure tucked behind the Quail Springs farm. It sports a rocket stove heater and some colorful embellishments. Quail Springs Farm House from Quail Springs on … Continue reading →

A Unique Warka Village in Cameroon

Warka Water, the non-profit organization led by Italian architect Arturo Vittori, is building an integrated village in Cameroon. They already have around 30 people, including both workers and pygmy peoples — hunter-gatherers of the tropical rain forest — living on … Continue reading →

A Texas Homestead Built with Recycled Materials

Marlena and Eugene built their homestead in Blanco, Texas using salvaged windows, doors, wood flooring, tile, a bathtub, a lot of plywood, and some lumber. After over a decade of building, they now have a completely off-grid home, workshop, garden, … Continue reading →

Rural Australian Health Clinic is Sensitive to the Community

The ‘Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Services Clinic’  was built using rammed earth sourced exclusively from the site. It is built around a sheltered courtyard, where Australian hardwoods are used to minimize the heat effect. Built in Newman, a remote town located … Continue reading →