Off the Grid Homes

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An Eclectic Collection of Houses - Living Off the Grid

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Underground housing

Ecological Shelters at Finca El Retorno / G Ateliers

The project is located in Guatapé- Antioquia, a place with natural potential for ecological tourism development just two hours from Medellín. The...

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Advantages of Underground Earth Sheltered Homes - Top 20

The top 20 advantages of underground and earth sheltered homes are listed including a discussion about energy savings, natural light, insurance, privacy and a defense against storms.

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log cabin

Mountain Vagabond

Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. John Muir Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own....

Secret cabin


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Viking Sod Huts

Reconstructed Sod Viking Huts L Anse Aux Meadows Newfoundland - Photo & Travel Idea Canada

During the Viking days, sod huts were used and visitors to the Norstead Viking Site in L'Anse aux Meadows in Newfoundland, Canada can view and tour through these reconstructed huts.

L’Aux Meadows has been reconstructed to close to its former glory by Canada Parks and can be visited by the public. It most certainly looks worth the 8 hour flight from this little island….

The Vikings’ Finest Failure: Vinland and ‘The Field of Jellyfish’ - HeritageDaily - Archaeology News

How the Vikings played out a saga of epic exploration and experiment, only for the daggers of reality to seep in and perform their deadly craft as the noose of extreme indigenous un-rest and limited resources slowly cut the throat of the short-lived Viking colony in the New World. - HeritageDaily - Archaeology News

Viking "off the grid" home in New Foundland

Newfoundland, l’Anse aux Meadows and Straitsview, Aug 8 & 9, 2008

The Viking Trail is called The Viking Trail because it takes you to l’Anse aux Meadows, which is the site of the only known Viking settlement in North America, and indeed proves the Vikings came to…

passive house foundation

Passive Project Foundation and Slab Insulation

Passive House insulation details for foundation and slab on Postgreen’s Passive Project.

passive solar: the orb is there...why not use it?

Green Architecture & Building | Projects in Green Architecture & Building

Solaripedia is a database of green architecture and green building resources using solar, wind and passive strategies to create sustainable built environments. This page provides green case studies and project examples.

Learn more about passive homes from the International Passive House Association.

International Passive House Association

iPHA: The international network for Passive House knowledge; promoting the Passive House Standard worldwide

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Dandelion: An Audacious and Radical Geothermal Energy Startup?

Alphabet's X moonshot factory spins out a ground source heat pump company.

Clerestory passive solar home design


Clerestory House Design is widely appreciated because of its passive solar properties. By orienting the clerestory towards the North and using passive solar design on the eave overhang, sunlight is allowed to flood into the southern side of the house duri