Building Green - Home Plans
|FreeGreen- Free Green stock plans !!! ***|
|Dream Green Homes. Numerous designs using Earth, Wood, Straw, Bamboo, Stone, Manufactured, Lightweight Concrete, Organic, Domes, Earth Sheltered, etc.|
|Architectural House Plans. Working drawings for client-inspired, architect-designed, built homes. Straw Bale House Plans, Solar, lots more, but not all green.|
|Bamboo Living. Bamboo homes manufactured in Vietnam and delivered and re-assembled anywhere in the world.|
|Eco House Plan, a collaboration between Clean Air Gardening and Virtual Architect, a green house plan that was designed from the ground up to be energy efficient and environmentally friendly.|
|Hometa. International architects offer blueprints of cutting edge progressive and sustainable modern homes under 2500 sf. ***|
|Passive House Planning Package. Building modeling software for new construction or renovation. Turn your home into a Passive Home. ***|
|Building Alternatives Inc. uses Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) which creates a strong, air-tight, well insulated building envelope with minimal construction waste. Lots of A-Frame-Mountain-Top designs. Based in Woodland Park, CO.|
|99K House Competition. Challenging architects to create an innovative design for a small house that is affordable, sustainable and energy efficient.|
|Dan Gregory at Homeplans Eye on Design Blog. Nice home plan design blog.|
Recent Issues Blog Posts
Methane hydrate, will it be a godsend and replace dirty coal and oil within the next five years, or will it delay our investment in renewable energy and set us on an ever longer road of hydrocarbon addiction?
A destruction of the world's resources, leaving long term greenhouse gas emissions, water pollution and habitat loss.
A new infographic from Healthy Child, Healthy World.
The World Health Organization and the United Nations Environment Programme have just listed endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) a "global threat" after the release of a collaborative study.
Recent Building Blog Posts
Ancient as gardening. Wattling is fun and attractive.
Since Neolithic times we have fenced our sheep and vegetables in this easy to make (albeit time consuming) wooden fence.
The earth-house uses the ground as an insulating blanket that efficiently protects it from temperature extremes, wind, rain and extreme weather events.
Underground homes with a modern bent. A large thermal mass stabilizes inside temperatures, giving you free heat in the winter, free cooling in the summer.
Recent Art Blog Posts
With no architecture or crafts in their culture, body painting and ornament are these tribe's artistic avenue.
Decommissioned and ready for reuse as art.
A small sampling of painters who have been inspired by seeds...
The intricacy and diversity of the seed.
Recent Movies Blog Posts
reveals the undemocratic process of forcing dams onto an unconsenting public by governments
The many voices of the film share a unified vision: we must start acting as a planetary civilization.
a journey into the soul of humanity and a testimony of the damage inflicted by humans on the natural world...
Hazaribagh is ranked among the 30 most polluted places in the world.