Earthen Hand Natural Building Workshops

“This message was inspired by Earth Day and Buddha’s birthday… Mother Earth in jeopardy and refugee crises abound, are you beginning to feel it is surreal? Corporate interests increase their militaristic stranglehold on every available aspect of life itself, and … Continue reading →

Shelter Institute Workshops, Books and Tools

“Shelter Institute classes will empower you. For over 35 years, we’ve been teaching people how to build, renovate, general contract, or simply how to live better in their homes. We take a common-sense approach toward teaching and building. You’ll learn … Continue reading →

Building a Natural Future with Joe Kennedy

“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 →

Earth Houses of Vilcabamba, Ecuador

I heard about rammed earth and adobe houses of Vilcabamba in a tourism video of Ecuador. Vilcabamba is famous for its natural beauty, perfect climate and high percentage of centenarians. Intrigued, I did some searching around on the Internet and … Continue reading →