Modern Caveman: Man Builds A $230,000 House In 700-Year-Old Cave

“THE pressures of modern life mean that most of us have probably dreamt at one time or another of fleeing to the hills. But real-life caveman Angelo Mastropietro has made his hermit dream a reality – by spending over £160,000 … Continue reading →

Building The Roundwood Spiral Staircase

“At last, I’m here to report that April and I accomplished building the round wood spiral staircase. Over the course of five days, literally up to the day before we left Dancing Rabbit, we installed the risers and treads. [Shock! … Continue reading →

A tour of how we live & work off grid in our straw bale home

Lots of nice details! This video is worth watching more than once. “A tour of how we live & work off grid in our straw bale home – Riverstone Studios showing the interior of our home, wind turbine, solar panels, … Continue reading →

Handmade Houses: A Century of Earth-Friendly House Design

From the Jacket: “The first comprehensive consideration of the residential design of the back-to-the-land movement, “Handmade Houses: A Century of Earth-Friendly Home Design” exposes the roots of “green” architecture as it travels across North America and to the United Kingdom, … Continue reading →

The Poosh

“ is the unique hospitality site for virtually anyone, anywhere in the world wishing to participate in or start their own sustainable self-build project. Sustainable self-build techniques are a serious, rational and innovative response to some of the environmental challenges … Continue reading →