Natural Building

Curious about natural building? Learn about local and national natural building communities and organizations who are already implementing these practices.


Earthaven Ecovillage – Black Mountain Ecovillage with neighborhoods of natural building homes and businesses.

Green Home Building – A range of information about sustainable architecture and natural building.

Natural Building Colloquium Southwest – A great source for information on natural building technologies and products.

The California Institute of Earth Art and Architecture – Non-profit foundation dedicated to research and education of the public in environmentally orientated arts and architecture.

The Farm – Ecovillage Training Center in Summertown, TN established in the 1970s.

Straw Bale

Straw Bale Buildings – Building Science for Strawbale Buildings.

Frequently Asked Questions about Straw Bale Buildings by Green Weaver. – StrawBale Innovations, LLC, a company dedicated to providing the very latest information and techniques on straw bale construction.

The Last Straw – The International Journal of Straw Bale and Natural Building.


Cob Cottage Company – Oregon-based company conducting research on natural building and empowering people to build their own natural built houses.

Earthed – UK-based Sustainable Building, Design, and Education specializing in Cob.