The work explores new concepts in home design and associated systems for living, from a standpoint of environmental and economical sustainability.
Our website show cases several projects, each providing its own set of lessons learnt and each showing paths towards new solutions. Please enjoy exploring these ideas and read about others who have joined these experiments and what they have to say about their experience.
If you would like to join in the fun, perhaps we can provide a shared experience for you in your own quest towards an affordable and sustainable future.
eBook available: 'Building with Pallets and other Recycled Waste Materials' -
Build your own eco friendly home or cabin by recycling pallets and other waste materials. Wooden shipping pallets can easily be made into structurally-sound assemblies for floor, wall and roof framing that will remain durable for the life of the building if kept dry. Why risk your family’s health and safety? Let my book show you the safe way to build with pallets! Visit: http://www.ecotect.co.nz/solabode-building-with-pallets.php
Eco Building Workshops available: visit: http://www.ecotect.co.nz/ecoteach.html
One day or three day workshops available at you location, for your group. Learn how to build structurally sound, floor,wall and roof panels from wooden pallets. Prefabricate them with waste packaging material for insulation and old hessian backed carpet for linings with homemade natural clay paint. Mark will teach you all the tricks using garbage to build your own cabin or temporary shelter.