Our main construction goals for the project in the final week were to finish up the adobe on the walls, hang the doors and windows, finish the glass bottle wall, and grade the subfloor. With the help of some great … Continue reading →
This tiny house is ready for anything! Completely off the grid, this tiny home on wheels generates it’s own solar power, collects rain water, uses solar water heating and even generates it’s own biogas for cooking. Paul and Annett had … Continue reading →
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This video appears to have solved how Ed Leedskalnin’s ‘free energy device’ was built and operated. This is the machine Ed, a slight 5’ tall man, used to cut and shape giant blocks of coral stone to build the Coral … Continue reading →
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Padma and Narsanna Koppula have turned a barren piece of land in Telangana’s Medak district in India into a food forest by engaging the community that lives around it. Here’s their story. YouTube Search our blog for many related stories … Continue reading →
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In this video I show how to make and use my favorite soup can camp stove. The stove in this video is an excellent little wood stove that burns fuel cleanly, and unlike DIY alcohol stoves can burn for long … Continue reading →
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Natural buildings are an ancient tradition with a modern appeal. Creating healthy, beautiful homes from natural materials such as earth, straw and timber, building naturally is the ultimate expression of ecological design. Building isn’t ‘done’ to us – it can … Continue reading →
From time to time we feature areas around the U.S. that have few or no building codes. Today we profile Brewster County, Texas. Codes typically skyrocket the cost of construction ten-fold, so we encourage natural builders to seek out rural … Continue reading →
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Learn how to make a no cost, simple water filter using three baskets made from vines. The baskets are filled with charcoal, river sand and pebbles to purify the water. I’ve been watching other videos on this same YouTube channel … Continue reading →
Video tour of an incredible underground hobbit home in Canada that is completely off-grid. It is built with straw bale walls and limestone plaster, log roof rafters and support columns, and a stunning green roof with a glass dome in … Continue reading →
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