The Plastic Bottle Village is a project in Panama that is trying to solve the global plastic problem by turning plastic bottles into construction material.
Mayan Families is a non-profit organization that works with community development and poverty alleviation in indigenous communities in rural Guatemala.
Long Way Home is a non-profit that is creating new skills, employment and awareness by building a vocational school out of waste and natural materials.
Rammed earth is a popular sustainable building technique, and the key to building a quality rammed earth structure is understanding the materials.
Earthships have become the symbol of off-grid living, but the key to successful off-grid living lies in understanding design principles and the environment.
Arcosanti is an experimental town that was designed to show a car-free alternative to urban planning, but very little of the town has actually been built.
The Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi is a work of art that brings out the unique properties of ice and snow in different ways every year.
METI Handmade School in Bangladesh shows how modern technology and design can be used to improve traditional building techniques – and rural lives.