Aprovecho Sustainable Living Skills Program

“Aprovecho’s Natural Building Program is a design/build school offering educational opportunities in the design and construction of energy efficient structures using sustainable materials. Trainings are offered both for the do-it-yourself home-builder as well as students pursuing a career as a … Continue reading →

Earth, Wood and Sun – Natural Building, Local Style

“When we are able to successfully work with local ecologies to meet our needs, we do the Earth a better service. And we are becoming empowered in our own lives.” … Continue reading →

The Cabin Stove – A Small Masonry Heater at Aprovecho Research Center

“The challenge of the design of the Cabin Stove was to come up with something that was very compact but also still resembled and functioned like a masonry heater. The design criteria included heating the small space, an efficient and … Continue reading →