Be the Change You Want to See – What this Blog is Really About

Over the years we’ve profiled thousands of affordable and sustainable housing ideas that include affordable homes made with natural building materials, earthquake and hurricane resistant housing, renewable energy, appropriate technology, permaculture, and on and on. In fact, we’ve covered almost … Continue reading →

13 Most Unusual Houses

Not all of the houses in the video are sustainably built with natural materials, however sometimes it’s fun to look at something different and unusual to stir the imagination. My personal favorites are Simon Dale’s 3,000 Euro Hobbit House in … Continue reading →

Restoring Degraded Land: Growing Crops on Bedrock

This blog post is part of an ongoing series on how to restore degraded land. Good land is hard to come by and often not affordable unless you’re rich. The facts presented here are from the video Building Soil with … Continue reading →

Kirk Nielsen – Green Builder

“Community Layout and Structures Designed Using Sacred Geometry Using sacred geometry to layout the communities enhances the connection to Earth, Spirit, and creates a joyous uplifting environment. … Continue reading →

Tiny huts to enjoy the basics in Swedish spartan rural lodge

“For more than 400 years, charcoaling had been traditional industry in the area surrounding Skinnskatteberg, Sweden. Locals burnt charcoal for the iron industry and lived in rustic huts to stay close to the “coaling” process. … Continue reading →