I recently came across this excellent and free eBook on Hemp Lime Construction. It is published by a UK organization called "National Non-Food Crops Centre" - a name that was a huge lesson to me in it's own right. In my mind "crops" was obviously associated with farming and food. I now know that there [...]
Words like "ecosystem" and "ecological" are so popular these days, they feel so specific and yet I challenge you to try and describe them with any specificity. I tried and failed. So I looked up just the first part - three letters "eco" and a little snooping around brought me to the greek word Oikos. [...]
Andreea is spending time with local newspapers looking for houses in villages in Cluj. We hope to fall in love with a place that is easily accessible from the main city of Cluj-Napoca (so that we can have access to the city when we need it and so that we remain accessible to others). Our [...]
A great explanation of wood-working joints.
Website about Cluj with a useful zoomable map of the area.
Impressive research-by-example work done in Wales - with a comprehensive offering of books, courses and consultation services.
Detailed descriptions for a basic do-it-yourself wind-turbine.
Straw bale building services in Canada (website seems out-dated).
Covers a wide range of topics around natural home building.