Tiny cabins in VA’s woods to slow down & resync inner clock


Is the “simple cabin” the ideal vessel for disconnecting from modern life? Friends Jon Staff and Pete Davis have placed dozens of tiny houses on wheels in the woods within driving distance of Boston, New York City and Washington DC. “The cabin”, explains Staff, “reminds us of a time when we didn’t have to respond to something within an hour, let alone 24 hours, when we didn’t have to do conference calls on our vacations.”

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480sqft Floating Cottage For Sale on Norris Lake TN


This 480sqft Floating Cottage For Sale on Norris Lake Tennessee is equipped with a 3000 Watt Honda Generator and features a Master Bedroom with a Full Bath with Marine Head, Tiled Shower,a Loft Bedroom with 2 Twin Beds,a 2 Story Dock with Water Slide, Gazebo, Built-In Covered Boat Slip, Gas Grill, Firepit, & More!

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73 Earthbag Clay Houses for Nepali Farmers

73 earthbag houses have built so far in Nepal by Ithaka Institute
73 earthbag houses have built so far in Nepal by Ithaka Institute

Thanks to the generous donations of the friends of Ithaka Institute and a building design as beautiful as it is simple, 20 farmer families that lost their homes in Nepal were able to move into new, safe earthbag houses only a few short months after the earthquake. The houses are made using 95% local, natural materials and were built without machines but with local craftsmanship and many helping hands.

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Homemade Wood-Fired Pizza Oven Cost Nothing At All To Build (And Feeds Small Multitude)


An oil drum (barrel) and a bit of metal pipe is all you need to make a really simple but effective pizza oven. It may not look very fancy but it works well and it will cook a whole lot of pizza. Also, instead of waiting for days/weeks for your clay oven to dry enough to use, an earth bermed barrel oven can be made and used on the same day. Which is really handy if you have a few people coming round.

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Off The Grid Cabin In New Zealand Paradise


Hidden amongst the spectacular mountain ranges of the Kahurangi National park of New Zealand, this beautiful off-the-grid cabin sits in paradise.

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Regenerative Forest Gardens by Ernst Gotsch


Ernst Gotsch spent years planting a giant 500 hectare (1,200 acre food forest) in Brazil to perfect his techniques. In this video, you can see the results of farmer’s who have trained with Gotsch and are now applying his methods. The results speak for themselves: truly outstanding, world class. In 18 months you can turn unproductive invasive grassland into a lush food forest. The rows of vegetables in between the tree rows pays for the cost and labor of planting the fruit and timber trees, which means the system pays for itself almost immediately.

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