Bengal Natural House Survives Cyclone

When Cyclone Amphan tore through Bengal, India, Linus Kendall and Rupsa Nath’s house, built with mud, thatch and bamboo sustained minimal damage. Other houses in the vicinity suffered broken window panes or missing tin sheds, but their unique home stood … Continue reading →

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 Tour of a New Model Earthship

With walls made from old tires packed with earth, as well as upcycled glass bottles and cans, Earthships have always been built with mainly found materials. The home provides its own energy (with photovoltaics, passive solar and geothermal tubes), water … Continue reading →