Groundbreaking Women in the Construction Industry

In a field where women reportedly account for only 10 percent of the labor force, these groundbreakers are building a more inclusive industry. Here, they share their tips for tackling a renovation—or a new career. Bozenka Shepherd, Cofounder of Woodward Throwbacks How to Save If you’re knocking down a wall, save

2021-01-11T19:57:26-07:00Materials, Shelter|

Earthship Biotecture Treatise

* To reduce the economic and institutional barriers between humans and their habitat. * To reverse the overall negative effect that conventional human housing has on this planet. * To create a less stressful plane of existence for humans in an effort to reduce the stress that they in turn place on the planet and each other. * To interface economics

Bottle Walls and the sun in Belize

Can & Bottle Walls A can wall is a wall constructed from recycled aluminum cans, which are not a common building source. The cans can be laid in concrete, similar to bricks to make all kinds of strong walls and other partitions Cans can form the actual fill-in structure (or walls) of a

2020-03-28T15:42:29-06:00Central America, Materials, Shelter|