Ikea is now selling Tiny Homes

The wildly successful Swedish company, Ikea, is seeking to move ecologically optimized tiny houses  to the mainstream. These tiny houses, or trailers around 200 square feet, bear the company’s trademark airy and minimalist style and retail for around $50,000.With Ikea’s … Continue reading →

Building a Straw/Clay House in Canada

Ten years ago when Tim Kroeker’s last child finally graduated high school, he and his wife decided it was now or never to follow through on their many years-long dream of building a house…an alternative house…in “the country”. They had … Continue reading →

Yale Students Build a Regenerative Building on Horse Island

A crew of students from the Yale School of Architecture has assembled the wooden frame of a one-story building on Horse Island, a 17-acre property off the coast of Branford, Connecticut. They are building a teaching and coastal research center … Continue reading →

The Advancing Natural Building Colloquium

O.U.R. Ecovillage in British Columbia is hosting the Advancing Natural Building Colloquium as an online virtual event. They  are inviting the natural building community & friends of the movement to join them Friday,  Saturday and Sunday, November 27th-29th to learn … Continue reading →