Take it to Zero

Announcing the all new Take it to Zero initiative that’s starting right now! Take it to Zero is a grassroots movement to make world changing ideas available for free on a massive scale. There are thousands of amazing world changing … Continue reading →

Earthbag Build Oklahoma

“We are H.O.M.E.Farm.org, a farm, homestead, permaculture demonstration site, and self-sufficiency classroom. H.O.M.E. is an acronym for Holistically Organized Multidisciplinary Endeavors. Quite a name, huh? We hope you can learn from us and share with us what you know, as … Continue reading →

Traditional Architecture of Indonesia

Over time styles have changed, but good, fundamental house design principles that respond to climate, site and homeowner needs have not. This concept applies worldwide. Investigate and learn from traditional homes that have evolved from centuries of experience. … Continue reading →

Interview with Maggi of Chiang Dao B&B on Rice Hull Houses

Richard, a long time reader, is really excited about building with rice hulls. He’s especially interested in using this method after learning from Maggi of Chiang Dao B&B in Thailand that rice hulls are more durable than previously thought. So, … Continue reading →

Earthbag Projects in Uganda

“I check out materials available, some villages have stone, some make bricks, everybody had dirt. Timber is scarce and termites eat anything made of wood in weeks. If we use bricks they will need half the forests in Karamoja as … Continue reading →