Adorable Tiny House Built By Love, Family and Community

This tiny house is beautiful. It’s cleverly designed, skillfully built, warm, well insulated and cozy. What truly makes it a home though is the story of it’s DIY construction and how a loving and supportive family and community came together … Continue reading →

New Earthbag Projects in Nepal by First Steps Himalaya

First Steps Himalaya, a New Zealand based NGO, is doing an excellent job on the six-classroom school in Sindhupalchok, Nepal. There was a Spanish documentary film crew on site that interviewed me and asked for my impression of the school. … Continue reading →

Rebel Architecture (2014)

“Architecture has always determined the human world, from eccentric structures to the greatest monuments. But a rebellion is under way, led by a new breed of architect that puts people before icons — architects using the tools of their trade … Continue reading →

Low Impact Living Intiative

“LILI was founded in 2001 by two members of Redfield Community. The community itself was founded in 1978, and in 2001 had solar hot water, compost loos, straw-bale buildings, organic gardens, orchards, soft fruit, bees, sheep, chickens, natural paints, lime, … Continue reading →