Palestinians in the Jordan Valley are reviving the ancient art of earth building, learning resistance from the Earth during a time of conflict
Volunteers are building a specially designed home for a woman who is allergic to everyday chemicals
England's first community farm, based in Market Drayton, Shropshire, has been awarded over £250,000 from the Regional Development Agency
Melanie Strickland attends the Environmental Law Foundation's David Hall Memorial Lecture, 'Planning in Transition', and discovers the positive vision behind the Transition movement
Copenhagen has become the first city in Scandinavia to adopt a mandatory policy that requires all suitable new buildings to have roofs covered with vegetation
A derelict church in Manchester is transformed into a community centre after investment from local mosque
Centre for Alternative Technology open Eco-education centre near Machynlleth, in Wales
A new facility promoting interfaith peace, the Asha Centre, opened on a day of celebration, also marking the 60th birthday of its founder, acclaimed human rights campaigner, Zebanoo Gifford
A new sustainable development, 'Rawabi is designed to serve a generation of Palestinians coming of age and seeking welcoming surroundings to build families, careers and lives'
'Smart building can help to make smart kids' is the claim of US based Project Frog, who are hoping to change the face of educational buildings worldwide to create a stimulating and eco-friendly [...]
Straw bale building is a radically different approach to the process ofbuilding. Like all innovative ideas, it has been pioneered by thepassionate, and used experimentally by those with the [...]
One of the most ingenious architects of his time, Mick Pearce is renowned for the design of inexpensive, energy efficient, low maintenance dwellings in tune with their social and economic [...]
The new Darwin Centre is set to open to the public on 15th September. To mark the launch, there will be a special event attended by HRH Prince William.
After many years of meticulous planning and infrastructural work, house building in Ireland's first ecovillage has started.
Planning permission has recently been granted for council houses in Britain to be made from straw.
Holistic House Plans is the worlds largest onlineresource for building and space designs based on the natural harmonicprinciples of biological architecture, sacred geometry and [...]
Visit the leading sustainable building, home and garden exhibition in the South West.
On a trip to a South African Township in 2002, Irish builder Niall Mellon was so shocked by the living conditions of local people, that he decided to act.
The 5th Llanfyllin Workhouse Festival, held in the summer, was a sell-out and greatly enjoyed by everyone, despite all the inevitable rain and knee-high mud ñ fortunately not as deep as last [...]