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Building with Earthbags in Nepal

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015:

“The small kindergarden built by FSH a few years ago was built in cement, but «in Nepal cement is really of very poor quality. Look at the walls: they are already cracked!» Durga complains. «For the training centre, we have decided that we would choose something different and, after a great deal of research, I […]  Read more from > Building with Earthbags in Nepal

Tiny House Video Explains Why Codes and Zoning Regulations are a Scam

Sunday, April 5th, 2015:

I was expecting this to be just another tiny house video. Instead, this video does a fantastic job of explaining how building codes and zoning regulations are largely unnecessary and a huge drain on local economies. The video highlights some cities in Texas that are doing just fine without all this bureaucracy and added expense. […]  Read more from > Tiny House Video Explains Why Codes and Zoning Regulations are a Scam

Another Earthbag School in Nepal Nears Completion

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015:

“The previous construction experience in Community Health Centre and Community Centre Buildings became a great source of learning for JVF-Nepal. It was from these construction experiences that the architect started exploring best-suited technology for the site location and opted for Earthbag Technology instead of the traditional construction method. Ar. Magar utilized his Australian stay in […]  Read more from > Another Earthbag School in Nepal Nears Completion

The Art of Natural Building – Second Edition

Monday, March 30th, 2015:

“Completely Revised, Expanded and Updated Design, Construction, Resources — edited by Joseph F. Kennedy, Michael G. Smith & Catherine Wanek The popularity of natural building has grown by leaps and bounds, spurred by a grassroots desire for housing that is healthy, affordable and environmentally responsible. While there are many books available on specific methods such […]  Read more from > The Art of Natural Building – Second Edition