Eco Building, Green Building, Earthships, Oh My!

Eco-building, cob, straw-bale, tiny houses--this class explores a wide range of green building techniques.

Man Living in a Sustainable & Innovative Earthship Home - Full Tour

Tour this beautiful, sustainable Earthship home in Ontario, Canada! Go to and/or use code EXPLORINGALTERNATIVES to...

When Trees Meet Buildings

Architects, engineers and developers are creating increasingly greener structures - and doing it in a more literal way than ever before. For more by The B1M ...

Green Architecture Saving the World | Visiting Sustainable Buildings from Across the Planet

We visited the World's Greenest Buildings to see if design can help save the world. Architects have incorporated nature, renewable technologies and climate c...

Family's Magical COB HOUSE made w/ Earth, Sand & Straw!

SUBSCRIBE FOR MORE VIDEOS: DESCRIPTION: Danny and Katherine built a gorgeous house ...

10 Eco-Friendly Building Materials | Sustainable Design

Here are some alternative and eco-friendly building materials which can replace concrete and steel. These sustainable materials come from sources you would n...

Retrosuburbia - The Downshifters Guide to a Resilient Future - RetroSuburbia

RetroSuburbia THE DOWNSHIFTER’S GUIDE TO A RESILIENT FUTURE Access the Online Version Buy the Hard Copy Version Now available online We are taking a leap making RetroSuburbia available for whatever people choose to pay. We fervently believe that gift, exchange and sharing economies all need to grow rapidly to fill the real needs of people […]

Incredible Cob House Tour - A Sustainable Green Building

Tour one of the most famous (and beautiful!) cob buildings in the world! The Unique Cob Cottage is on Mayne Island, BC and is the 4th most wish-listed prope...

Natural Building | Living With The Land | Part 2

Kevin McCloud, a Channel 4 presenter well known for the TV series Grand Designs, introduces part 2 of Living with the Land - 'Natural Building'.Natural build...

Women Leading the Way in Green Building

From media moguls to product pioneers, here are women raising the bar in the green building industry.

Woman's Magical Cob House Built with Earth & Reclaimed Materials

This is a full tour of a cozy cob micro cabin built by Marie France Roy, a professional snowboarder from Canada. She wanted to build a home with natural and reclaimed materials so the main floor is built with cob – a mix of sand, clay, and straw – and the upper floor is built with reclaimed cedar siding. She also used secondhand windows and other materials that were used or on their way to the landfill to reduce the impact of her project.

A Good Home Forever

The full 'how to retrofit your own home' video, featuring permaculturalist Rosemary Morrow, which accompanies her booklet, 'A Good Home Forever'. Available f...

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This forum is used by green building professionals, architects, builders, developers and green building owners to discuss all subjects related to green building.

Intro to Solar Orientation [Solar Schoolhouse]

short video tutorial on Solar Orientation. Includes: Reasons for the Seasons, Seasonal Sun Paths, Measuring solar position, sun path charts, the 2 North Pol...

A selection of ecobuilding styles

This video is part of the week 36 class of the yearlong #freepermaculture course at

Permaculture magazine

Maddy Harland describes how to convert a pitch and tar flat roof into a green roof: a beautiful and enduring paradise for birds and bees

Build Sustainable Opportunities for Women Farmers in Armenia

TO SUPPORT OUR CAMPAIGN OR BECOME A FUNDRAISER, VISIT: women of Armenia's villages are raising their voices to say: Size do...

Tuning in to the built environment

Partial video transcription:Hi, everyone, it's me, Heather Jo. And today we're talking about the built environment. So when we study the built environment, b...