Green Design & Building Videos
Building Green TV Season One. (DVD) Watch the first season of Building Green TV from the comfort of your own home. Producer and host Kevin Contreras demonstrates easy, cost-effective building decisions, from foundation to furnishings, that are environmentally conscious as he builds his dream house out of straw. 360 min. More
A Sampler of Alternative Homes: Approaching Sustainable Architecture. (DVD) Enjoy a look at a variety of homes and the creative people who built them. Discover how passive solar design and environmentally low-impact materials can be used to create comfortable and economical homes. 115 min. More...
Building with Bags: How We Made Our Experimental Earthbag/Papercrete House. (DVD) This program documents construction, insights gained, and the ups and downs (literally) of the building process of a home made from earthbag domes covered with papercrete (recycled paper combined with some sand and cement). 94 min. More...
The Eco House: Ideas for a Healthier Home. (DVD) The Eco House explores practical ideas for a healthier home and a healthier environment. It shows ways to improve indoor air quality, reduce building material waste and improve the thermal efficiency of your home. 34 min. More...
What Is Cob? A Photographic Introduction to Modern Mud Building. (DVD) People used natural materials to build beautiful and comfortable homes for thousands of years before sheetrock, latex paint, fiberglass and all the rest were ever invented. In this talk and slide show given by natural builder Christina Ott, you will be introduced to the wide variety of modern mud buildings. More...