Is Green Architecture Missing a Footing?

Why Building Geometry Matters by Allen Dusault “In 1853 a rather eccentric gentleman named Orson Fowler published a book entitled, “The Gravel Wall and Octagon Mode of Building”. The book was a best seller of its day and it spurred … Continue reading →

Plants & rugged materials turn Alpine garage into dream shed

“When architects Gianmatteo Romegialli and Erika Gaggia saw their friend Carlo “Dino” Marchetti’s garage with the gorgeous views of the Italian Alps, “almost as a joke” they suggested converting it into something “fun”. Given Dino’s passion for gardening, they decided … Continue reading →

Building a Natural Future with Joe Kennedy

“Joseph Kennedy is an architectural designer, writer, artist and filmmaker who specializes in sustainable building, ecological design, and community development. After many years of teaching sustainable building techniques in Africa, Asia, Europe, United States and South America, he now teaches … Continue reading →

Tiny House Magazine

Q: Is the Tiny House Magazine available in print form? A: No unfortunately it is not. It costs thousands of dollars a month to produce a print magazine and I am not in a position to publish it in that … Continue reading →

Proto House Challenge – What do You Think?

I’m eager to hear what readers think sustainable houses of the future will look like. Please give us your input. In your opinion, what are some exemplary sustainable houses that will guide home design in the future? Key considerations are … Continue reading →