Third solar eclipse this year, and a good time to set intentions for the coming month. I’ll be signing up for a cob building workshop September 10-18, and finally a PDC in LA! Hope to see you in one (of both) of these. The stars are aligning. We are learning lots about community living and […]
As I prepare for a few awesome posts I’ve got up my sleve, I’ll leave you with this very inspiring TED video from Michael Pawlyn. Using Nature’s Genius in Architecture. Biomimicry is the way…
I’ve been around clay since the time I was nine years old. Mostly sculpting up until I Junior College when I touched my first potter’s wheel and never sculpted again. I’ve been wanting to get back on the clay wagon, except now in a more building type of mode. Today I was looking about on […]
I’ve been looking into building one of these for a while now. Known as Rocket Stoves, they are a kind of improved biomass stove. In essence they use less fuel to burn longer, hotter and cleaner. There are many designs out there. Some like the sixteen brick rocket stove are simple to build, others […]
Solar water heating using a unique master and slave collector design. These guys are so on top of energy conservation and DIY projects! Beware of going into this blog or related page without hours to spare.
I believe that here are no coincidences. So as you might have read, I went to a Transition meeting a little while back. I signed up to their news letter, but being as they are kinda far I asked for more local contacts. Lo and behold they send me the info of a an […]