“Finca Las Brisas is an ecologically-focused community. It is a place where environmentally concerned people can own property, live and vacation in better harmony with nature. It is a place where owners can contribute not just to their community but also the surrounding habitat and local communities.
I tried to describe my dream ecovillage the other day in Tiny House Ecovillage in a Fruit Orchard. That story was just fantasy, of course, but Jay Schafer of Tumbleweed House Company is planning the real deal – a tiny house ecovillage in northern California. Here are a few tidbits from his new website Four Lights Houses.
“As a Conservation & Educational Non Profit, it is our job, our pleasure, and our way of life to support a New Vision for living, surviving, and thriving in the new world that is fast shaping itself around us all. Southeast Arizona is truly one of the most fabulous places to live on this planet, though like everywhere else we have our own unique issues and problems. It is solving for those problems that our “beyond sustainable” community formed.
Acmeville Tract Homes: 2,500 sq. ft., 4 bedroom, 3 bath, $250,000 ($2,000/month for 30 years, 20% down, plus insurance, title and closing fees, taxes, cookie cutter fee, and homeowner association fee). Your choice of three shades of beige and pastel vinyl siding. Hitherwood Hills Ecovillage: your choice of 100 homes (30 unique designs by Owen … Read more
We are a small group of ordinary people, from various walks of life such as businessmen, secretaries, artisans, health workers, etc. that try to be aware of the state of humanity and the earth, and are concerned that the current lifestyle we all enjoy may not be sustainable or even desirable. We are looking for … Read more
Dr. Sunny Cai, an architect and Associate Professor at the University of Science and Technology in Beijing sent me news of his most recent earthbag work. It’s interesting to note his Ph.D. is in Historic Chinese Earth Architecture. “To be a designer and professor in university for architectural class teaching, I always advocate low carbon … Read more