The Incredible House Truck Michael Ostaski Built

“Renaissance artist and craftsman Michael Ostaski gives a tour of the house truck he built in the 60’s. To build his Land Yacht Michael started with a stripped down truck cab with a simple bare chassis behind and built EVERYTHING … Continue reading →

120-Square-Foot Home in The Smokey Mountains Of North Carolina

“Three years go, Laura LaVoie and her husband Matt decided that they were tired of their 2,400-square-foot home and began building one a fraction of its size. Sure, they enjoyed having lots of space so they could invite guests over … Continue reading →

Cordwood House Plan

Specifications: 776 sq. ft. interior, 2 bedroom, 1 bath, Footprint: 30′ x 35′ Description: This simple yet practical home plan is shown with cordwood walls. The same house can be made with earthbags, straw bales, adobe, stone and other materials. … Continue reading →

Small-scale Biogas Plants

Our blog focuses on low cost, sustainable ways of building homes with local resources. It’s equally exciting and practical learning about alternatives to costly centralized grid systems (electrical, gas, sewer, water) that tend to lock people into the system and … Continue reading →