Designing & Building a Sustainable Dwelling From Scratch

How does one start, from literally the ground up, to creating their dream, regenerative home? Enjoy this clip from Dan Chiras’s presentation at our Hope, Knowledge and a Plan Summit, as he describes his journey in creating his own sustainable home, discusses a few bumps along the way to where he is now, and lots of sustainable features embedded into his dwelling!

Dr. Dan Chiras is the author of an eclectic array of books regarding self-sufficiency, and is the director of The Evergreen Institute in east-central Missouri, where he teaches workshops on self-sufficiency and sustainability topics. You can find Dan’s YouTube Channel here:

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