My Vision

The climate and economy are only certain to change.
My vision is that people are able to thrive despite those changes.

Housing that

  • generates more resources than they consume
  • is made from at least 80% local and natural materials
  • will last for over 100 years
  • is a appropriate to its place
  • is beautiful and functional
  • sells for between $20,000 and $100,000

 

A building should consume its own waste, maintain itself, match nature’s pace, provide wildlife habitat, moderate climate and weather and be beautiful. That’s a series of pass/fail evaluation criteria. ~ Malcom Wells

Communities where

  • infants to the elderly are welcome
  • more of the residents time is spent pursuing their passion than income
  • residents share practical resources
  • waste is dealt with in a regenerative fashion
  • more resources are generated than are consumed – ie
    • food is grown and processed
    • wind is farmed
    • solar energy is farmed
    • fibers are produced

My objective is to create spaces that make people smile.

The Spaces

  • Yards
  • Gardens
  • Parks
  • Parking Lots
  • Houses
  • Bathouses
  • Homesteads
  • Community Buildings & Lands
  • Towns & Villages
  • Furniture
  • Outdoor Installations
  • Food Forests

Qualities of these spaces

  • Earthen
  • Relevant to the surrounding area
  • Sequesters carbon
  • Makes a multi-functional machine out of a small space
  • Collects rainwater
  • Collects sunlight & wind
  • Utilizes the earth and sun for heating & cooling
  • Positively impacts the next 7 generations
  • Grows food effortlessly
  • Comfortable
  • Renewing & rejuvenating places to be