“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

Tentsile Hammock

Tentsile is a hammock and a tent that can be suspended as a shelter or on the ground.

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.

Envirohaven

Construction of a 1500 sf. home in 6 days.

Kahuna Camping Kayak

Human powered kayak, ready for camping or pedaling.

Ice Lab : Antarctica

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

Mo Ventus House

At a cost of up to $10,000,000, this zero-energy office and studio isn't for the contemporary off gridder, but is still a feat.

Michele Kaufman Prefab

A prefab by architect Michele Kaufman, the house is modular which educes construction waste by 50-75%, reduces construction time, and increase quality control and predictability of time and cost.

Off the Grid in Brooklyn

Turning a century old brownstone in $1 million project with net zero energy apartments, that rent at $1,600 to $2,600 a month with utilities in NYC. Can it work?

Lessons of Going Off the Grid

Dealing with snow and altitude- what is it worth going off grid? Read on here.

Sustain Design Studio Home

By understanding what kind of off-grid living that you intend to pursue (seasonal, weekend, or year-round use), Sustain Design Studio has built a house that can accommodate the varying operation of monitoring your off grid home.

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
Tags: housing, life No Comments

Ice Lab : Antarctica

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

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