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Dream Green Home Plans

Dream Green Home Plans
Dreaming About a Green Home? Have you been dreaming about that perfect green home that is welcoming, cozy, and provides for all of your housing needs, while also allowing you to live lightly on our earth? DreamGreenHomes.com can help you discover a home plan that matches your needs and aesthetics, in a way that will conserve energy and resources. Ecological Designs Each design shown here has been chosen because it embodies some significant aspect of sustainable architecture. The designs offered for sale use natural materials, passive or active solar concepts for heating and cooling, attached solar greenhouses, naturally cooled pantries, or other aspects that contribute to a greener lifestyle. All of the architects and designers represented here are committed to providing detailed house plans that will show everything necessary to successfully bring your dream into reality!

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Eco-Dome: Moon Cocoon - Cal-Earth Building Designs The Eco-Dome is a small home design of approximately 400 square feet (40 sq. meters) interior space. It consists of a large central dome, surrounded by four smaller niches and a wind-scoop, in a clover leaf pattern. Learning and building an Eco-Dome is the next stage after building a small emergency shelter and provides hands-on learning experience in the essential aspects of Superadobe construction. Free Plans Several free plans by Owen Geiger are now available: Preview the Economizer House Plan here.Economizer House Plan PDF Solar Pit House PDF Preview the Solar Pit House plan here. esert Shelters PDF Preview Desert Shelters by searching this phrase in the built-in search in the right hand column. Craftsman Bamboo/Plastic Bottle House PDF (Honorable Mention in Shelters for All housing competition) Preview the Craftsman plan here. oot Cellar Plan

Earth Sheltered Earth Sheltered Homes "Another type of building is emerging: one that actually heals the scars of its own construction. It conserves rainwater and fuel and it provides a habitat for creatures other than the human one. Maybe it will catch on, maybe it won't. We'll see." - Malcolm Wells, 2002. Sustainable Livelihoods Creating sustainable livelihoods for individuals and communities is foundational to a global abundance model. By working together we have the ability to not only create sustainable living models that reduce the cost of living, and sustainable livelihood solutions for financial abundance, but also solutions which can be easily implemented and adapted anywhere in the world while still paying attention to human developmental goals and the liberty of the human spirit. Community based sustainable livelihoodsEmpowerment at the individual and local level Community based sustainable livelihoods are livelihoods that are organized and managed entirely on the local level. While they may in some cases provide a service or tangible good to the global community, their infrastructure and staff are sourced locally. Ideas for those interested in implementation

Small House Society “Better Living Through Simplicity.” History. Founded in 2002, the Small House Society is a cooperatively managed organization dedicated to the promotion of smaller housing alternatives which can be more affordable and ecological. Earth Sheltered Homes “Another type of building is emerging: one that actually heals the scars of its own construction. It conserves rainwater and fuel and it provides a habitat for creatures other than the human one. Maybe it will catch on, maybe it won’t.

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