Architecture / Guides

Affordable Modern Prefab Eco Homes Available - The S1600
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

The S1600 - affordable modern prefab eco homes for families

...Architecture designed S1600 LEED ready modern prefab home , which offers a well-executed 1,600 square feet of living space in a single family home with 3 bedroo...

Concrete, wood and steel structures compared - Timber Frame wins!
Materials and resources

How wood structures compare to steel and concrete for Carbon Footprint

...Architecture The environmental impact of structural materials: Structural products are increasingly being scrutinized due to their potentially significant...

The Top Twelve Green Building Trends for 2020
Planning and Design

Find out what's trending in 2020 for Green Home Construction

...Architecture 2030 standard that was adopted in 2007, which targets a 50% reduction in energy consumption from 2005 levels, with the end goal being that all new ...

Earthship in Taos, New Mexico, shame they don't work in cold climates
Concept and design

Do Earthships work in cold climates?

...architecture "The failure to insulate under the floor (on Reynolds insistence that is was unnecessary) was the result of the success of this strategy in New M...

Green building certifications

Powerhouse: the new standard for positive energy design

...architecture firm Snøhetta, the real estate company Entra, the consulting firm Asplan Viak, the aluminum manufacturer Sapa Og and the environmental non-profit o...

Tiny House living in cold climates - one of the best tiny homes on wheels
Tiny house

Tiny Houses - Living in Cold Climates

...Architecture grad student. Ben has come up with a Tiny House Design that in our opinion takes a big step closer to achieving one of the main goals of the tiny...

Affordable green prefab homes - contemporary rancher style - Abri 1850 BV
Architecture and plan design

Prefab Homes for Sale - Beautiful & Sustainable - Available Now

...Architecture & Design, and manufactured by Batiment Prefab Inc of Quebec, these homes are exceptional value for money being priced in $CAD, especially at this l...

LEED Silver mid-rise in Gatineau, QC.
Lifestyle, location and commuting

Sustainable building practices create prosperous communities

This post is courtesy of Hutchinson Builders Sustainable building practices are doing more than just helping the environment - they are also helping to creat...

HOUS.E+ by Polifactory
Wall assemblies - new construction

Rammed earth house

In the age of globalization, it's hard to know where a lot of our possessions truly originate, in part because even the simplest of items can be manufactured u...

Efficient green home design choices
Concept and design

Efficient home design, or how to design a home to use less energy

...Architecture of Green Homes see here from the EcoHome Green Building Guides

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home is affordably Close
Planning and Design

Zero Carbon Homes - The S1600 Prefab Eco Home gets affordably Close

...Architecture & Development and built by Batiment Pre-Fab Inc. The experts of Ecohabitation recently calculated the total carbon footprint of this surprisingly a...