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Building using natural material gives organic forms which are more pleasing to the eye then sharp straight lines. Looking forward to EarthSkyLab which will be a whole village of natural houses!

"before you take on building your project, start by sculpting yourself a model. You can use clay soil or purchase modelling clay...it doesn't matter. Your model will represent the thick walls of whatever system you are actually building with. Make sure your model represents some sort of scale...like 1/4" for each foot of the building. This is a passive solar cob house at Earthaven Ecovillage by Steveo Brodmerkel" www.kleiwerks.org

"before you take on building your project, start by sculpting yourself a model. You can use clay soil or purchase modelling clay...it doesn't matter. Your model will represent the thick walls of whatever system you are actually building with. Make sure your model represents some sort of scale...like 1/4" for each foot of the building. This is a passive solar cob house at Earthaven Ecovillage by Steveo Brodmerkel" www.kleiwerks.org

Greenhouse, stage 2: External, grand greenhouse covers the face of the entire structure, creating a much larger area for biocells between the outer grand shell and the formerly external greenhouse lein-to.  Although the lein-to will no longer catch as much solar radiation to disperse into the home -as plants grow to shade it- the grand greenhouse catches MORE radiation, which can be vented into the hallway/ventalaton corridor as needed to heat the internal living space.

Greenhouse, stage 2: External, grand greenhouse covers the face of the entire structure, creating a much larger area for biocells between the outer grand shell and the formerly external greenhouse lein-to. Although the lein-to will no longer catch as much solar radiation to disperse into the home -as plants grow to shade it- the grand greenhouse catches MORE radiation, which can be vented into the hallway/ventalaton corridor as needed to heat the internal living space.

Going Green: 10Best Eco-Friendly Hotels. Earthship, New Mexico The Earthship Biotecture property in Taos, N.M., calls itself “radically sustainable,” and truly there is nothing like it. Stay completely off the grid in these fully sustainable, fully furnished homes, ranging from small units to luxury getaways. Food is grown on site, buildings are made out of recycled material, electricity comes from the sun and water is collected from rain and snow. Although you can get wifi on site, you can…

Going Green: 10Best Eco-Friendly Hotels. Earthship, New Mexico The Earthship Biotecture property in Taos, N.M., calls itself “radically sustainable,” and truly there is nothing like it. Stay completely off the grid in these fully sustainable, fully furnished homes, ranging from small units to luxury getaways. Food is grown on site, buildings are made out of recycled material, electricity comes from the sun and water is collected from rain and snow. Although you can get wifi on site, you can…

Tan walls, white trim and wainscoting, herringbone brick floors. Hunting Ridge Road mud room, NY. Country Club...

Tan walls, white trim and wainscoting, herringbone brick floors. Hunting Ridge Road mud room, NY. Country Club...