“Natural building” has become a catch phrase for a variety of building techniques that generally employ unprocessed natural materials, such as earth, stone, and straw. The focus is mainly on the material itself, and to some extent the methods that … Continue reading →
As “consumers” we are frequently confronted with life style decisions that can impact our environment. There are a few choices in this life that can make a big difference in what the quality of life will be for those who … Continue reading →
I have been invited to participate in the 2017 Tiny House Summit as one of their Keynote speakers. This event will be online for five days and is completely free to the public. It will happen from February 20th through … Continue reading →
We just updated the site to be a mobile-friendly one, which it wasn’t really before.
Jenny Pickerill is a professor of environmental geography at the University of Sheffield, and I met her when she was conducting research for this book, gallivanting around the world on a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travel Fellowship. She interviewed me … Continue reading →
I am pleased to announce that my most recent book is now available, both in print form and as a Kindle from Amazon.com. Earthbag Architecture: Building Your Dream with Bags is the story of my involvement with earthbags over nearly … Continue reading →