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Green Products

Bonded Logic uses recycled jeans to create insulation.

Bonded Logic Inhabitat

Nature’s Carpet

Eco Rock is cleaner, greener drywall.

Bamboo Floors

Organic Lifestyle‘s bamboo floors.

Euroslate is made from recycled tires!

EuroSlate/EuroShake’s™rubber roof system is designed to be walked on without any restrictions, and its advanced cubical structure enhances insulation performance.

* Maintenance free
* Impact resistant
* Will never rust, split, crack or show other surface wear
* Lightweight (under 4 lbs. per sq. ft.)
* Energy Efficient
* Indestructible – there is no other product that will take wear and tear like Euroslate™

GreenSpace Homes and Cottages: Canadian building supplies.

Top 10 Natural Building Materials

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Cob

Cob

Cob Cottage Company, Oregon

Cob Works

Natural Building Colloquium


What else is there besides a Strip mall?

Is anything else possible?
Do we have to live and work within ugly architecture? Let’s not

We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims.
R. Buckminster Fuller

It is possible to build in such a way that the sun comes in a lot during the winter and not during the summer. It is called Passive Solar Building and what you need is to face your building toward the south. The way Soleri does it is he builds an apse which is a quarter sphere. The lower winter sun shines right in and the high summer sun stays out, the shade a cool place to be.

There are many techniques:
Green Building

Makes a great home or office:
Earthships
Earthships is an amazing place to visit and do an apprenticeship, internship or get a job. There is a small community of people building. They do some prefab, so construction at the site is faster.
These places use and reuse all of their water. It is categorized into gray water and black water. They grow a garden inside and outside the house, and make cisterns re-using bottles.

A designer is an emerging synthesis of artist, inventor, mechanic,
objective economist and evolutionary strategist.
R. Buckminster Fuller

When I am working on a problem, I never think about beauty but when I have finished, if the solution is not beautiful, I know it is wrong.
R. Buckminster Fuller

Let architects sing of aesthetics that bring Rich clients in hordes to their knees; Just give me a home, in a great circle dome Where stresses and strains are at ease.
R. Buckminster Fuller


Australia’s Green Design: Ecopolis

Sweet.

Ecopolis Architects

especially:

Pattern Design


Green Architecture

of the body. A clean flight.

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