Cob on Wood Homeless Community in Oakland, California

A group of homeless people and activists have built their own unsanctioned community center from the ground up — creating a kitchen, shower, toilet, health clinic, and free store in Oakland, California. The grassroots project is expanding the limits of … 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 →

The Self-Heating Wautillarium Tiny Home

Alosha Lynoff, founder of Bio Veda, is now living in one of Russia’s colder places and has designed a unique self-heating tiny home that doesn’t use firewood or fossil fuels. The Wautillarium uses thermophilic bacteria and taps into the energy … Continue reading →

Two Week Natural Building Intensive

Learn skills, techniques, and design theory to create your own beautiful, durable, energy-efficient home from local and site-harvested materials. Most of each day will be spent practicing a wide range of hands-on natural building systems, some ancient and time-tested, others … Continue reading →