Earthbag Water Tanks in Vanuatu Update

“Cyclone Pam hit Port Vila as a category 5 cyclone in March 2015. Many water tanks were destroyed, pierced by debris, and houses lost. For the first two weeks the only clean water available on half road Erakor was coming … Continue reading →

Best Forest Garden Method: Quick, Cheap, Easy, Profitable

Long-time readers know how I’ve poured four years of hard work into our tropical forest garden. Here’s the link to how our forest garden looks now. Yeah, it looks great, but I doubt if many people will sign up for … Continue reading →

Ferrock Concrete

“David Stone is the brains behind a new patented concrete technology known as Ferrock, based on iron carbonate and incorporating largely recycled materials to produce (around 95%)! It’s showing promising signs as an alternative to concrete and a far greener … Continue reading →

House of Earth: A Complete Handbook for Earthen Construction

“Earth is the mother of all building materials. It’s plentiful, non-toxic, inexpensive and can create beautiful, comfortable living spaces. This webpage supports the book “House of Earth” with pictures, videos, news and articles. Get inspired, learn and get muddy. … Continue reading →

More Earthbag Houses in Malawi

We’ve published several blog posts about earthbag houses in Malawai over the years. The big news in this most recent story is an NGO has created a fund for ongoing construction of earthbag houses in flood prone areas. They’ve realized … Continue reading →

Budget Micro Cabin Built with Recycled Materials & Green Roof

“Wintergreen Studios built this eclectic tiny hobbit house / cordwood cabin with a green roof using mostly reclaimed, recycled and local materials, including old cedar fence rails found on the land, ceiling rafters from a local woodlot, recycled glass and … Continue reading →