Full Circle

Stories recounting the progress and learnings of Circulo Eco Lodge Nicaragua
Jun 0
Jun 0

Natural Building: Wall Systems

This post is inspired by a natural building course hosted and facilitated in collaboration with Finca Bona Fide and Casa De Tierra in March 2015. We worked with a number of different wall systems during the course. There are primarily two types of wall systems: load bearing and non-load bearing. Load bearing systems are structural; […]

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Jun 0
Jun 0

Natural Building Fundamentals: Earth

This post is inspired by a natural building course hosted and facilitated in collaboration with Finca Bona Fide and Casa De Tierra in March 2015. At the beginning of the course, we made a distinction between natural building and earthen building. Earthen building is a subset of natural building. Basically, it means building from clay […]

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May 4
May 4

Coming Full Circle

When my friends would talk about how they want to grow up and be millionaires, I’d respond, “Screw that! I’m going to be a billionaire.” Growing up, I was consumed by expectations. I wanted what the world told me I wanted. I longed to be rich and successful and I knew there were certain boxes […]

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