Hello, friends and interweb browsers! As some of you may know, Indy and I will be building our home in Taos, New Mexico (on our 8 acres pictured above) starting spring 2018. We've been preparing for the massive expenses that building a home implies, but would also appreciate any support that our network can offer. Our goal is to raise enough money to cover the basic tools and materials we will need to get started on our home build and subsequent projects with our company, Build Good Things. We plan to arrive on the land in April, and will spend the funds we raise to have all of our initial tools and materials delivered to our
site. The home build will take months and there will be plenty of opportunities to lend physical energy, but unfortunately there is a need for financial support up front.
We plan to build ourselves a mortgage-free, off-grid, self-sustaining home. We will collect rainwater, harvest energy from the sun, grow food, and heat/cool with the sun. Our home will be a blend of architecture and construction learned at CalEarth Academy, the Earthship Academy, various other natural building courses, and hours of finding inspiration online. It'll be a first step in our quest to create a beautiful blend of the different technologies and styles of natural building that will suit our needs. This home will be our base while we build and research ways that we can best serve our fellow humans through building and design.
Beyond building our house, we will be offering workshops and experimenting with sustainable building and technologies for years to come. The money raised to get us off the ground will serve us far beyond the initial project of our first home.
Our work is aimed at researching how humans all over the globe can best design their living space to meet all needs. With the increasing frequency of catastrophic natural events in our world, it is important to rethink the way we build and live in our varying environments. Many brilliant minds are paving the way in this field, designing and building beautiful structures that address all human needs. We plan to stand on the shoulders of these giants by offering a space for collaboration and the sharing of knowledge.
Your support and energy will serve our company, which aims to serve the globe and its inhabitants, for years to come.
Thank you all for reading and following along! Your support means the world to us, and gives us the energy to press on.
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