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Modern Tiny House in Alaska

Monday, August 24th, 2015:

“Mark Wipfli’s “Midnight Sun Tiny House” might be the most northern tiny house! It’s still a work in progress, but Mark’s tiny house is unique in design and can withstand an impressive 150 degrees of temperature change from Alaska’s summer to winter season.  Read more from > Modern Tiny House in Alaska

Making Sustainability Sexy – The Valhalla Sustainability Learning Centre Designs

Sunday, August 16th, 2015:

Here’s an interesting presentation by the same folks who designed and built the earthship greenhouse in Montreal that I featured in yesterday’s blog post. The speaker makes lots of good, thought provoking points. It sounds like they’ve moved beyond earthship greenhouses and are now working on modular sustainable housing for cities. Their new designs are […]  Read more from > Making Sustainability Sexy – The Valhalla Sustainability Learning Centre Designs

Natural Building Trainer Needed for Circle Pines Summer Camp

Friday, May 22nd, 2015:

Hello Earth Builders! Circle Pines Summer Camp is seeking a dedicated work project leader for construction. The construction leader will plan, oversee, and assist teams of counselors and campers in small, sustainable building projects throughout the summer. Ideally, campers who participate in these projects will gain skills in design and tool safety while seeing a […]  Read more from > Natural Building Trainer Needed for Circle Pines Summer Camp

The Art of Natural Building – Second Edition

Monday, March 30th, 2015:

“Completely Revised, Expanded and Updated Design, Construction, Resources — edited by Joseph F. Kennedy, Michael G. Smith & Catherine Wanek The popularity of natural building has grown by leaps and bounds, spurred by a grassroots desire for housing that is healthy, affordable and environmentally responsible. While there are many books available on specific methods such […]  Read more from > The Art of Natural Building – Second Edition