Dreams of owning your own home can begin at any time. Now the new dream of a home that can be entirely off-the-grid can also be made inexpensively and out of recycled materials. Design and beauty have been drawn into this impressive house, one of many in the line of design created by Mike Reynolds. They are now offering a training program on the philosophy and design principles of Earthships that is a must see: http://earthship.com/
Imagine what you can do with several tools, a handful of friends and your bare hands. This house, built in Wales cost the owner about 3000 pounds and encompasses many eco-friendly designs. This is the type of house you want if you’re going to reach back to nature. Find out more at: http://www.simondale.net/house/index.htm
A free spirit house looks like an excellent way to limit your impact on the environment and fulfill that dream of living in a tree. Made from local wood, these tiny living spaces make a great environmentally friendly way of life. Along with composting toilets on the ground, these spheres…
This piece of Mexican art adds a touch of nature by combining colour, shell-shape and an amazing green space indoors. This sort of house reminds you that housing has no stereotypical boundaries. An indoor space to relax amongst ivy and rolling greens sounds like the perfect place to enjoy sharing a drink, listening to music or even curling up to a book.
One way to live efficiently is to take up as little space as possible. This carbon neutral cube house at 3x3x3 meters was designed by Dr. Mike Page at the University of Hertfordshire. The cube was analysed intensely and inventive methods of space-saving and convenience have been installed….
Recycled cargo containers have been catching on as a way to provide shelter with some incredible modifications. This stylish unit can be equipped to be off-grid and environmentally friendly with solar panels, composting toilets and the works.