Tour a Unique Pocket Neighborhood in Spokane, Washington

On an empty lot next door to a popular craft brewery, the Blockhouse team wanted to build housing that would fit a buzzing Spokane (WA) neighborhood. They carefully placed micro and skinny units around some old-growth trees to create a … Continue reading →

Help Build a Unique Design in Brazil and Learn

I was just notified by Alosha of the Bio-Veda Institute of Arcology about this workshop in Brazil: We are inviting you to Brazil for a natural building workshop, starting on November 5th  2021. We will be building a Wautillarium, which … Continue reading →

Earthbag Tiny Home Building

Here is an article by Morgan Caraway recently published in www.motherearthnews.comMy wife, Mary Jane, and I built our first earthbag home in 2009, after being inspired by the Mother Earth News book Earthbag Building. Our circular house was 20 feet … Continue reading →

Building with Nature: a Hobbit Hideaway

A 12 minute documentary of a Hobbit Hideaway built using the local, renewable materials of wood, stone, straw, clay, lime and mud. It is unique and beautifully built in Scotland by natural builders and educators Hartwyn Ltd. They shared the … Continue reading →

A Wonderful Waterfront Bamboo Pavilion in China

The Huanglong Waterfront Bamboo Pavilion is located in the ancient village of Beijiao in the Guangdong Province of China. “Baijiao” in ancient times means “hundred interlaced rivers and dense water network”. Public space integrated with nature close to water is … Continue reading →