INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the Ultra-Efficient Homes of the Future
Architects are turning their green design skills to residential homes. Potential structures range from ancient mudbrick domes, to space-age Earthships, but some designs are more viable than others,
The Small House That Feels Big: 800-Square-Foot Dream Home?
This post features an amazing small house that's just 800-square-feet but looks and feels like so much more. Can you envision enjoying this humble home?
Eco Homes from the Earth: 7 Ways to DIY - WebEcoist
Wouldn’t it be nice to own your own green dream home, made with recycled and natural materials and packed with custom features? Whether you’re an experienced builder or have never picked up a power tool in your life, you can build a natural eco-friendly home with user-friendly, low-cost materials like cob, cordwood,
Deltec Standard Home Kit | Prefabricated Home Kits | Deltec Homes
Discover what comes with your Deltec home package and the additional options you can add such as siding, windows, decks and more.
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15 Ancient House Designs That You Can Build Really Cheap (Potentially For Free) - Walden Labs
Want to learn how to build a cheap house? Look no further. Let me ask you; how would your life change if you never had to pay rent or interest on a
This Mayne Island Cob House is Amazing | The Year of Mud
This cob house is one of my favorites out there. Built by CobWorks and the Cob Cottage Company in 1999, it’s the first fully permitted cob house to be built...
→ Exposition idéale d'une maison sur son terrain : plans et schémas
Quelle est la meilleure exposition pour une maison ? Quelle est la meilleure orientation pour un terrain ? Schemas et plans illustrés pour bien choisir son orientation et implantation de votre maison sur son terrain.
And they huffed and they puffed...
We had the strawbales for our house delivered in mid December last year and there was a bit of huffing and puffing getting them unloaded from the truck and stored under cover. Would you believe that we had rain while we were unloading the bales from the truck, thankfully it was only light. On the morning there were 5 of us to unload the ~250 bales so it didn't take too long. Now we have the bales it was time to start putting them up. There are a few ways to make a strawbale house each with…
This photo is an earthen floor and a cob (clay, sand, straw) bench built inside a passive solar strawbale home. Read more at www.franckdeboute.blogspot.fr/2010/12/bientot-sur-vos-ecrans-le-grand-benoit.html (more pics at www.embrunsdherbe.blogspot.fr/)
Gary Zuker's cob cottage in Texas--the NY Times had an article on how this senior systems analyst built his weekend getaway with no prior building experience.