Our Little Thing - Creating A Sustainable Lifestyle In Patagonia

Creación de un estilo de vida sostenible en Patagonia  パタゴニアでサステイナブルな暮らし作り

September 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Gernot Minke's 'Building With Earth' - A Great Resource For Earth Builders

Great! Just found the188 page complete version of Gernot Minke's 'Building With Earth'. This is a fabulous book, from a man with a long history in green building. Great read. Plenty to munch on. Free download!!

Next, I'll be seeking out the English version of his book on Green Roofs. I've seen the Spanish book, it's loaded with…


Added by Paul Coleman on September 15, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments

Eco Dome construction by Super-Adobe technique - Construcción de una Eco Domo por técnica de Super-Adobe - アースバックの技術を使用したエコドーム建設

This explains Eco Dome construction using Super-Adobe technique, which is the similar system we used to build our house in La Junta.

Este explica construcción de una Eco Domo por técnica de Super-Adobe. Sistema similar que nuestra casa in La…


Added by Konomi Kikuchi on September 12, 2012 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

Picnic Zone Added To Greenhouse And Pond.

The earth we've dug out to create the pit style greenhouse has been placed into earthbags and used to create a path to walk on and a the new pond to feed the plants. In the process we have created a new comfort zone, where we will make a bench, plant roses and have a nice picnic view zone.

This large mound of earth in the corner contains good soil that drains well and that we hope is suitable for cantaloupes and watermelons, a crop, up until now, not grown…


Added by Paul Coleman on September 5, 2012 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

Birds Eye View Of Our Little Thing

Yesterday we visited our friend Cristiano Giordani's land, with our next door neighbours and their dogs. He…


Added by Konomi Kikuchi on September 3, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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