“British company Anevay’s portable wood-burning Frontier Stove was first conceived and built for humanitarian aid use in disaster zones around the world. But the stove appealed to camping enthusiasts, and the company began retailing the compact, durable, lightweight stove suitable for heating and cooking.
A spaghetti western on lean urbanism (documentary trailer)
“It’s undeniable that building codes save lives, but something has changed in the past couple decades. Now, thanks to the Internet, the average homeowner has unlimited access to building techniques. We’re experimenting more than ever and often out of step with the rulebooks.
Candle Powered Clay Pot Heater with Fan
“Candle Powered Heater! (Improved!!) DIY Radiant Space heater! (with fan!!). Easy DIY. Produces 170F+ Temps. Since about half of all the heat from a clay pot heater is typically concentrated at the top of the heater, it just quickly rises straight to the ceiling and is “in effect” lost (or at least “not felt”). This new design attempts to tackle that problem by directing the hot air where you want it (in your personal living space, not at the ceiling).
“Arched Cabins is a growing business with two locations, one outside of Houston, Texas in the Cypress area and the other in Timberon, New Mexico. Arched Cabins creator David Cruey has worked on a variety of projects over the years all trying to accomplish one goal. Designing an efficient, cost effective, durable, attractive and easy to build structure with multiple uses.
Deconstructing luxury in small home + tiny cabin + treehouse
“After several decades as an airline executive (including Delta president, Virgin America CEO and Lufthansa president/CEO), Fred Reid could have built a McMansion, but instead he chose to grow his home without taking on debt and embracing nature by adding small outbuildings.
$300 Solar Heater
A Fredericton-area man says his heating bills are decreasing thanks to a solar furnace that cost him $300 to build.