Cow eats house!

Costa da Morte, Spain - Antón García- Abril Date of Project: August 2006 End of Construction: February 2010 Built Area: 25 m² Photography: Roland Halbe This cabin must rank as one of the most innovative, yet easiest and cheapest to build, that we've ever seen. In fact, a cow named Paulina did...

Off-the-Grid Strawbale Cabin

Nevada City, California - Arkin Tilt Architects Built area: 872 sq. ft.  (81 m2) Photography: Eric Millette Off-the-grid in every sense, this home, is a great example of sustainability. Heating, cooling, all power and even the water are generated or pumped on-site. It's a vacation home for a young, active...

H and H Straw Bale Home

Taos, New Mexico -  Edge Architects / The Salamander Co. LLC Site area:     Acreage Built area:     2,200 sq. ft.  (204 m2) Year built:     2012 Add a foothill location a little south of Taos with sweeping valley views, beautiful sunsets, an architect who has been designing sustainable homes since...

Passivhaus

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Natural Home Interiors

Most of us live in very conventional homes with smooth, plasterboard walls, nice square corners, regulation height ceilings and perfectly symmetrical windows. They're nice, they're neat, but if we really, really look at them, most of our houses are very boring. On the other hand, we have 'natural homes'. Sure...

The Hobbit House

Wales - Simon Dale What do you get when you cross a minimum budget with a maximum concern for the environment - a low impact woodland home. Using almost entirely recycled materials, or resources already on site, Simon Dale and Jasmine Saville built their hobbit home in only 4 months...