Tag Archives: green house

The Phoenix Commotion

My wife Julia ran across this in the most recent issue of Natural Home Magazine. It’s a low-income housing initiative started by Dan and Marsha Phillips in Texas called The Phoenix Commotion. They are taking mostly discarded stuff and building small homes with the people that need them. It sounds like Habitat for Humanity but […]

Underground House

Here’s an interesting house inspired by a book at DVD set, The $50 and up Underground House, by Mike Oehler. It’s a cob, log, and mostly natural material house being built by Glenn and Kathy Kangiser in central California. You can follow the construction process on this online forum. The most interesting part of the […]

Turnbull Tiny House

I just ran across this tiny house being built by Elizabeth Turnbull in Byfield, MA. Beginning in August, she hopes that it will be her home while in graduate school at Yale University. She’s using a lot of reclaimed and green building materials and by the look of the photos is right on track with […]