Building with Tires, Cans and Bottles:
A Michael Reynold’s design and built home. The construction methods are not new; this type of construction is closely related to indigenous building methods that have been used for centuries. However, an architect and builder in New Mexico, Michael Reynolds, is the visionary behind building with garbage. He has been using old tires, cans and bottles for decades, to create homes that are entirely self-sustaining and off the grid.
Can a family live high in the mountains of Western Montana, build a solar-powered home that uses no outside energy sources and still have a decent quality of life? The Leonard family thinks so.
Enchanting “Eco Truly Park” is a Self-Sustaining Paradise on Earth
[Notes on a vertical garden] + “orti urbani” + Architecture – Patrick Blanc: Botaniquement parlant + Algae Farm And Vertical Garden Proposed For Vacant Boston Landmark + Bella Roma + Mobile garden: un giardino dentro il vagone del treno.
How to Grow Sprouts in a Jar.
Windowfarms: Social, crowdsourced hydroponics bring fresh food home
Window Farms: An experiment in urban agriculture + Window Farms.
Other: Root Simple is about back to basics, DIY living, encompassing homegrown vegetables, chickens, herbs, hooch, bicycles, cultural alchemy, and common sense.
How to Make Almond Milk Yogurt #542.
Solar cooking: Solar drying of fruit and vegetables + How to Make a Solar Food Dehydrater From Beer Cans video + A Rocket Stove Made From a Five Gallon Metal Bucket + How to Build a Solar Pizza Oven + Build a Solar Cooker From Old CDs + Scroll down for solar cooker made from cardboard and foil + La Cucina Solare.
An electricity-free terracotta fridge.