Green Magic Homes has designed a 400-square-foot abode that can be assembled by three people in just a few days! Credit: GreenMagicHomes If you’ve ever dreamt of living in Middle Earth, your geekiest dream may soon come true. The company Green Magic Homes has developed tiny prefabricated houses that look exactly like Hobbit holes. Perhaps […]
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The average temperature in Stockholm in January is -3°C (27°F). For Marie Granmar and Charles Sacilotto it can be much warmer thanks to the greenhouse that blankets their home. “For example at the end of January it can be -2°C outside and it can be 15 to 20°C upstairs,” explains Sacilotto. He was inspired to […]
Earthship 1. passive solar home made of natural and recycled materials 2. thermal mass construction for temperature stabilization. 3. renewable energy & integrated water systems make the Earthship an off-grid home with little to no utility bills. Biotecture 1. the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their sustainability. 2. A combination of […]
Building a cobwood roundhouse over a six week course in six weeks, Spring2008 at Denmark Farm, near Lampeter, West Wales A group build a cobwood, turf-covered roundhouse at Plan-It Earth Centre, Sancreed, Penzance, Cornwall, England. Led by Tony Wrench over a three week course Sept-Oct 2011. Slide show of the main stages of construction.