Build an Indigenous Village at Standing Rock

“This is an incredible time of positive change! Time to bring traditional structures and lifeways back in new and exciting ways! Standing Rock is bringing together Indigenous led Water Protectors and Earth Warriors in profound ways, supporting the just transition … Continue reading →

Earth, Wood and Sun – Natural Building, Local Style

“When we are able to successfully work with local ecologies to meet our needs, we do the Earth a better service. And we are becoming empowered in our own lives.” … Continue reading →

Traditional Architecture of Indonesia

Over time styles have changed, but good, fundamental house design principles that respond to climate, site and homeowner needs have not. This concept applies worldwide. Investigate and learn from traditional homes that have evolved from centuries of experience. … Continue reading →

Return to the Forest Natural Building School

“The Natural Building School was founded in 2008 and has been hosting a variety of popular courses on Natural Building, Permaculture, and Appropriate Technologies. Return to the Forest strives to educate the world on sustainable building practices to complement the … Continue reading →