These are the building stages of a Sami (indigenous skandinavians) Goahti (turf home) built for the International Indigenous Festival, Riddu. The frame is made from roundwood pegged together, no nails are used. See more details at www.naturalhomes.org/turfhouse.htm

These are the building stages of a Sami (indigenous skandinavians) Goahti (turf home) built for the International Indigenous Festival, Riddu. The frame is made from roundwood pegged together, no nails are used. See more details at www.naturalhomes.org/turfhouse.htm

These are the building stages of a Sami (indigenous skandinavians) Goahti (turf home) built for the International Indigenous Festival, Riddu. The frame is made from roundwood pegged together, no nails are used. See more details at www.naturalhomes.org/turfhouse.htm

These are the building stages of a Sami (indigenous skandinavians) Goahti (turf home) built for the International Indigenous Festival, Riddu. The frame is made from roundwood pegged together, no nails are used. See more details at www.naturalhomes.org/turfhouse.htm

Birch bark has been a key resource for the Eurasian and North American peoples for over 5000 years. Baskets, boxes, cooking vessels, canoes, rucksacks, musical instruments, writing material and shoes are just some of the many items that can be made with this extraordinary material. More at www.naturalhomes.org/permahome/birch-bark.htm

Birch bark has been a key resource for the Eurasian and North American peoples for over 5000 years. Baskets, boxes, cooking vessels, canoes, rucksacks, musical instruments, writing material and shoes are just some of the many items that can be made with this extraordinary material. More at www.naturalhomes.org/permahome/birch-bark.htm

The design for this treehouse was inspired by a chrysalis. The treehouse, a restaurant, was a marketing stunt by Yellow in New Zealand where all the parts and services to create the treehouse were found via yellow pages. More, including video, at www.naturalhomes.org/yellow-treehouse.htm

The design for this treehouse was inspired by a chrysalis. The treehouse, a restaurant, was a marketing stunt by Yellow in New Zealand where all the parts and services to create the treehouse were found via yellow pages. More, including video, at www.naturalhomes.org/yellow-treehouse.htm

This is a labour of love and determination hidden away in the hemlock forests of Canada. It was built by carpenter Joel Allen and kept secret for three years. You can read more about the treehouse here www.naturalhomes.org/hemloft.htm

This is a labour of love and determination hidden away in the hemlock forests of Canada. It was built by carpenter Joel Allen and kept secret for three years. You can read more about the treehouse here www.naturalhomes.org/hemloft.htm

Of any country in the world the USA probably has the most diverse collection of natural building styles. From the cob homes of Oregon to the earthbag homes of California, here is a selection across nine states. You can learn about each one here www.naturalhomes.org/usa-naturalhomes.htm

Of any country in the world the USA probably has the most diverse collection of natural building styles. From the cob homes of Oregon to the earthbag homes of California, here is a selection across nine states. You can learn about each one here www.naturalhomes.org/usa-naturalhomes.htm

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