“The California Green Building Standards Code (CALGreen Code) is Part 11 of the California Building Standards Code and is the first statewide “green” building code in the US.
“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 →
“Good Earth Nepal sponsored and constructed an Earthbag Meeting Center/Canteen at Anna University Campus in Madurai, India, which is now complete. This project serves as a sustainable building model for the future generation of engineers who study on campus. … Continue reading →
In general, we do not encourage using lots of cement because of its adverse environmental impact. However, there are times when it might make sense in certain situations. In the tropics, for instance, it’s common to use block construction for … Continue reading →
“Natural Builders Northeast is a group of builders, designers, consultants, educators, and professionals practicing the art of natural building and design. Our members are located throughout the northeastern United States, including New England, New York, and New Jersey. … Continue reading →
A key aspect of natural building is learning out how to best utilize minimally processed, locally available natural materials and salvaged materials to meet your needs. This includes using good site and climate building techniques in the design of the … Continue reading →