26 Jun '14, 3pm

Design Build Bluff Designs Inspiring Solar-Powered Green Home for Navajo Mother of Four

for a mother of four in Utah. Suzie Whitehorse fled her alcoholic husband and moved into a tiny rammed-earth domed shelter on the Navajo reservation, but the tiny hogan was not suitable for a growing family. So the Utah Graduate College of Architecture and Planning stepped in. Using mostly earth, salvaged materials , and traditional building techniques, 18 graduate students put together a beautiful new home complete with solar panels and a rocket stove that has instantly given Suzie and her children a whole new lease on life.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/off-grid-home-by-design-build-bluff-...

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