In 5 days, 24 students design, cut, and raise a 24’x24′ timber frame house using traditional hand tools and joinery. Shelter Institute offers this workshop 3 times each year in midcoast, Maine.
Building Affordable Homes for Hawaii’s People, hilo home builders A. Kaaihue & Friends
Ikea has a great display that shows how to kit out a 400 square foot home. This Shows how someone, or a couple, could live very well in a small space. This video shows a 40 square foot bathroom. It is a great 2nd bathroom idea.
Hub-e-Ali at Syed HassnainKazmi House – Part 02/03
Landmark’s Panelized Home Kits can be customized to your needs. We can also help with the plans and structural engineering. We can also help with white cedar log siding to create your own log home. We can supply our panelized home kits anywhere in the United States and worldwide. Visit our website at www.LHLC.com
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I built my passive solar straw bale house with earthen plasters in 2000 for $50K (will most likely cost more today, depending on many factors). This is an overview of the house; it is extremely energy-efficient. My electric bills are about $40 per month.
The many benefits of Wall Panel House Construction. ForIntek Innovations (special thanks to)
NJRenewableEnergy.com www.youtube.com The term passive house (Passivhaus in German) refers to the rigorous, voluntary, Passivhaus standard for energy efficiency in a building, reducing its ecological footprint. It results in ultra-low energy buildings that require little energy for space heating or cooling. A similar standard, MINERGIE-P, is used in Switzerland. The standard is not confined to residential properties; several office buildings, schools, kindergartens and a supermarket have also been constructed to the standard. Passive design is not an attachment or supplement to architectural design, but a design process that is integrated with architectural design. Although it is mostly applied to new [More]
www.icologygroup.com Watch as we build an I Home in less than a day for a family in need in Rosarito, Mexico using a volunteer friendly DIY self assembly kit from Icology Group. Then join us as we work to provide quality, affordable and ecologically sound housing to those most in need.