This new wind generator looks very promising for natural builders, homesteaders and off gridders in harsh environments.
Bamboo: The Wise Man’s Timber
10 facts about Bamboo that make this unique plant so versatile.
Small-Diameter Wood: An Underused Building Material
Many of those in need of housing have access to small-diameter trees in nearby forests. These trees can be used to produce materials that are ideal for building affordable homes. If used in conjunction with energy-efficient straw bale construction and other natural materials, small-diameter wood can be used to create a better home than most building systems, at lower cost.
Rural Studio 20K Roundwood House
“The 2007/2008 Thesis year at Rural Studio was charged with designing the “20K House”. This project is based on a government loan known as the Section 502 Mutual Self-Help Housing loan. This is a subsidized loan created to help those with extremely low incomes to reach the goal of home ownership.
“Want to build an eco-resort or development with sustainable green dwellings? Check out these testimonials from happy clients who built with bamboo.”