Ecological Design Tour of EcoHouse, This Saturday, 10/27/12

Ecological Design Tour of EcoHouse, This Saturday, 10/27/12

We have a few EcoHouse tours coming up, starting this Saturday with an ecological design focus. This is a great chance for those looking to check out the EcoHouse for the first time, and learn from our expert teacher. This tour hopes to inspire you to manifest your sustainable dream house. Some of the Bay… Read more »

Ecological Design Tour of EcoHouse, this Sunday 4/1/12

Ecological Design Tour of EcoHouse, this Sunday 4/1/12

This is a new focus for an EcoHouse tour, so we’re excited to offer it this weekend! Get inspired to manifest your sustainable dream house. Some of the Bay Area’s finest designers and builders collaborated to create this example of a single family residence that boasts locally available, non-toxic materials, living architecture, greywater irrigation, rainwater… Read more »

Climate Action and Adaptation Tour at EcoHouse, Sunday 2/12/12

Climate Action and Adaptation Tour at EcoHouse, Sunday 2/12/12

Draw inspiration to reduce your impact on climate change, and climate change’s impact on you. We’ll present ideas for do-it-yourself projects with a tour that features our toolshed built with 4 different natural building methods, all topped with a living roof; our ground-breaking constructed wetlands and simple laundry greywater systems; an 1100 gallon rainwater cistern;… Read more »

Climate Action and Adaptation Tour at the EcoHouse 8/13/11

Climate Action and Adaptation Tour at the EcoHouse 8/13/11

Draw inspiration to reduce your impact on climate change, and climate change’s impact on you. We’ll present ideas for do-it-yourself projects with a tour that features our toolshed built with 4 different natural building methods–strawbale, rammed earth, clay, and cob–all topped with a living roof; our ground-breaking constructed wetlands and simple laundry greywater systems; an… Read more »

Natural Building Lecture: Plasters and Paints 5/17/11

Natural Building Lecture: Plasters and Paints 5/17/11

Join us this Tuesday (5/17) for a lecture by Merritt College on “Plasters & Paints: Formulas, Techniques, Chemistry, Lime Production, Casein Paint, Pigments, Oils and Simple Ways to use Natural Finishes in an Apartment”. Part of a lecture series by Merritt College’s Natural Building class, you can sign up for the class or sit in… Read more »