Rammed Earth Hospital in Nepal

Nepal’s Bayalpata Hospital won an international award in the Health Category at the Global Architecture Festival held in Amsterdam. The hospital in is a public-private partnership and is built almost entirely using rammed earth. ‘This is an example of when … Continue reading →

Sasha Rabin’s Tiny Earthen House

Sasha and John Rabin’s tiny natural home is completely off the grid and has been constructed using a variety of earthen building techniques, including cob, wattle and daub and earthbags. This beautiful earthen home is one of many such dwellings … Continue reading →

Can the EnviroPlex™ Help Stabilize Earth’s Climate?

I came across this unique concept that the designers claim will “restore our climate to pre-industrial conditions.” This is a lofty goal that is certainly worthy of attention. It is based on a building they call the EnviroPlex™, that is … Continue reading →