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Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead - Modern Homesteading - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead | MOTHER EARTH NEWS

Even on a small 1-acre farm, learn how you can create a self-sufficient homestead by following these simple guidelines.

Perfect cooking and dining beneath open skies!

Perfect cooking and dining beneath open skies!

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Build a $300 Underground Greenhouse for Year-Round Gardening (Video)

Can't afford a glass greenhouse? Check out how to build your own underground greenhouse for cheaper and for growing veggies 365 days a year, even in cold climates.

UO Journal: How to Build an A-Frame Cabin - Urban Outfitters - Blog

UO Journal: How to Build an A-Frame Cabin

Urban Outfitters is proud to present Urban Outfitters Journal, a new print publication that represents the culture and stories behind the UO Men’s brand, available now at select Urban Outfitters locations. This time of year, it doesn’t get much cozier than bundling up in an A-frame cabin, especially if it’s one you’ve built yourself. Portland photographer and outdoorsman Carey Quinton Haider shows us how to do just that. From leveling a foundation to building a roof, to decorating the…

The Umbrella Home: A Simple Underground House Design

The Umbrella Home: A Simple Underground House Design

“Umbrella home” is a new and innovating concept that can help you build a sustainable home and save a lot of money in the cold season. The name makes reference to earth-sheltered homes that use a new technique, by placing an insulating “umbrella” on top of the house. The “umbrella” is hidden in the earth […]

PowerSpout - Water goes in, Power comes out

PowerSpout

Water goes in, Power Comes out. The PowerSpout is a cost-effective, reliable micro-hydro generator. If you have flowing water and wish to generate electricity from it, PowerSpout is the smart choice.

dom.ai Autonomous self-sustainable 3D-printed smart house.

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We are reinventing the house with the purpose to design and build homes that fit the future.

How to eco-fit your garden | Home Design, Garden & Architecture Blog Magazine

How to eco-fit your garden

Urban areas are not very appropriate for eco-gardening, as the environment is not a suitable one. But John Walker has found an ingenious way to eco-fit your garden and shares the secret it all in his book ‘How to Create an Eco Garden’. The essential part, as the article says, is to incorporate some key […]

River Turbine: Environmentally friendly energy source.

River Turbine: Environmentally friendly energy source.

This river turbine provides clean and renewable energy 24 hours a day and it's enough to power a home! Cost saving and efficient, Idénergie’s river turbine is a state-of-the-art innovation in clean technology. Equipped with multiple smart features, allowing it to function in a large number of rivers, the river turbine represents the future of renewables.The river offers the best energy potential compared to other renewable sources of energy. Providing reliable and constant energy 24 hours a…

Silent Rooftop Wind Turbines Could Generate Half of a Household's Energy Needs

Silent Rooftop Wind Turbines Could Generate Half of a Household's Energy Needs

Small wind turbines scaled to the right size for residential and urban areas have so far lived in the shadows of their larger wind-farm-sized counterparts. The power output has been too low for a reasonable return on investment through energy savings and the noise they produce is louder than most homeowners can deal with.A Dutch renewable energy start-up called The Archimedes is working to solve both of those problems in a new class of small-scale wind turbine -- one that is almost silent…

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Weltevree | Shop - Welkom op de officiële webshop van Weltevree

Bekijk de Weltevree collectie van 2018 in onze webshop en bestel direct online! ✓Gratis verzending (EU) ✓Direct leverbaar ✓Snelle en veilige levering!

Fabulous Greek Home Is Just Part Of The Garden
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Fabulous Greek Home Is Just Part Of The Garden

This stunning underground home by Deca Architecture utilizes a natural palette of materials to maintain a low profile while complementing the serene Mediterranean landscape that surrounds it. Situated in a small valley with views of the coast, the Aloni house consists of two stone walls bridged by a beautiful green roof that spans two adjacent slopes. Spotted on Designboom, the home takes advantage of rustic materials that maximize energy efficiency while allowing the house to blend in with…

Product — Off Grid Box

Product — Off Grid Box

The Transformation That Turned This Truck Into The Most Amazing Little Home I've Ever Seen

The Transformation That Turned This Truck Into The Most Amazing Little Home I've Ever Seen

Most ideas begin on paper. This was no exception. But this couple did a fabulous job of giving wheels to their idea...If you saw this truck driving down the road, you might not think twice about it. But once it pulls off the road, something magical happens: it transforms into a lovely, totally habitable castle! Every space has been utilized efficiently to allow several luxuries in an extremely small space. Once the 'castle' is unfolded, it houses a bathroom, shower, full kitchen, rooftop…

Surviving winter in the Middle Ages – Man spends 8 months living alone in 10th Century conditions

Surviving winter in the Middle Ages – Man spends 8 months living alone in 10th Century conditions

If you were put to the challenge stated below in this article, would you be able to do it? What skills do you think you would need to have, learn or sharpen before living like a 10th century farmer? Well this is what happened to a young Russian man when he was selected to be the protagonist of a show in which he must live for months at a time like a farmer from the past.In 2013, a medieval re-enactment group set out to see what it would be like to survive a cold Russian winter in the Middle…