Tiny Tree House with Hanging Bridge Makes Off Grid Living Fun!

Hey everyone! Mat here from Exploring Alternatives. In this video we’re taking a look at this amazing treehouse with a hanging rope bridge and a deck perched up in the trees. [Music Playing] On our channel we’re always looking for tiny living spaces alternative living spaces and dwellings and this is by far one of […]

Missouri S&T Audiovisual Presentation – Solar Decathlon 2015

>>Jenny: Hello and welcome to Nature’s Next Masterpiece. The Missouri S&T Solar House Design Team takes its role as innovators of net-zero housing with great respect. In this project, we focused on showing how efficient living is both comfortable and appealing to the everyday family.>>Narrator: Each year tons of materials are simply discarded into the […]

Stevens Computer-Animated Walkthrough – Solar Decathlon 2015

The SURE House Stevens Institute witnessed firsthand the impact of Super-storm Sandy. The SURE House offers a new model of uncompromised coastal living that incorporates at its core both Sustainability and Resilience. The innovative building envelope provides a 90% reduction in energy consumption. The SURE House’s Resilient Power and Heating System produces more energy than […]

Passive Solar Designs: Energy Savings All Year

If you’re planning a new home, and you’re worried about energy efficiency think about the benefits of good passive solar design. Did you know that you could get up to 50% of your heating needs directly from the sun? The design and orientation of the home are key. This house has a lot of south-facing […]

Solar Movie – Green Architects

In the late 1990’s we made a video called ‘Green by Design’. It was made for the Royal Australian institute of Architects, and it won an award in 1998 from the Western Australian government. In the production and direction, my colleague Dr Bill Parker was involved and the messages in this video are still very […]

Team NY Alfred Team Interview – Solar Decathlon 2015

>>Female 1: We are the Alfred State College of Technology and Alfred University. We wanted to incorporate a lot of lighting, openness. We have one of the top lots so there’s a big, open view which was one of our main focuses, and we kind of wanted to have a gathering space. So we have […]