“I’m going to stop making fun of crunchy, Birkenstock-wearing hippies driving their holier-than-thou Priuses and figure out how to retro-fit my bro’s 1984 VW vanagon for biofuel so I can drive cross country guilt-free.” - Ashley Ahearn

Yucca Valley Dirt Bag House

This has got to be one of the most innovative 1st world representations of using dirt bags. Located in Yucca Valley, California. If building a house like this for the rest of the world helps neglected groups, then let it be.

Building the Jefferson Earthship

For comprehensive information about these buildings, head on over to Earthship Biotecture.

Vegetable Oil Cars

An amazing movement to run your car on, grease. Blame it on Rudolf Diesel. Without his garbage-guzzling compost burner of a combustion-ignition engine, we wouldn't be discussing this lurid matter-but alas, we must. It all began at the 1900 Paris World's Fair, when his clattering junkyard dog of ...

Upcycled Reclaimed Space

Off-grid ready homes from Reclaimed Space, an Austin Based company that does it all in terms of being contractors to get your new home going. Reclaimed Space harvests old wood from old barnwood, shiplap, hardwood, as well as other deconstructed materials from old buildings like corrugated metal and reclaimed ...

Sponsor- Imagine : Predict the future app

March 4th 2015
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Tentsile Hammock

Tentsile is a hammock and a tent that can be suspended as a shelter or on the ground.
August 9th 2014
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Off Grid Urban Seattle Farm

Mithun created for the Living Building Challenge, this energy and water self-sufficient, 31,000-sq-ft rooftop rainwater collecting, gray water recycling, 34,000-sq-ft solar panel, food growing,  318 apartments housing, building.
March 16th 2014
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Envirohaven

Construction of a 1500 sf. home in 6 days.
January 30th 2014
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Kahuna Camping Kayak

Human powered kayak, ready for camping or pedaling.
January 26th 2014
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Ice Lab : Antarctica

Off grid is the way to live in Antarctica. Polar research at it's finest.

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