Giving Building Materials a Second Chance

Baltimore-based nonprofit Second Chance salvages unwanted building materials from single-family homes and other buildings. Founded in 2001, Second Chance “provides people, materials, and the environment with a second chance.” The social enterprise deconstructs old buildings, salvages usable materials and uses … Continue reading →

News About Earthbags Solving Climate Problems

USA Today just featured this article titled Homes made of sandbags, barbed wire could offer cheaper, safer shelter as climate crisis worsens. Thousands of people in Puerto Rico are still living under blue tarps three years after Hurricane Maria struck … 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 →