10 Amazing Underground Homes

So which one is your favorite? My favorite underground house in this video is the Estate Lattenstrasse in Switzerland. It’s not only super beautiful, it’s also energy efficient thanks to being underground and insulated with recycled glass foam insulation. More … Continue reading →

Making Better Buildings

“From foundation to finish, a wealth of information is available on sustainable construction methods – entire volumes have been published on individual green and natural building techniques. But with so many different ideas to choose from, there is no single … Continue reading →

Off Grid Tiny House with two kitchens

Another excellent video by Permies.com. This 12’x12′ cabin cost about $3,000. “Matt, from Feral Farm, talks about a tiny house he built. This tiny house has a tiny kitchen space inside, and a much larger outdoor kitchen. Everything at Feral … Continue reading →

University of Maryland WaterShed

“Instead of focusing only on energy efficiency at this year’s Solar Decathlon, the University of Maryland is also tackling water conservancy with their entry, WaterShed. WaterShed was inspired by the ecosystem of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay. WaterShed is an example of … Continue reading →