Thousands of people dream of going off the grid, living in some idyllic cabin in the woods by streams, oceanfront, or nestled in the mountains. It makes for a lovely picture but the reality of preparing to go off grid requires considerable research, forethought, planning, and organization. Of course, to go ‘off grid’ means different … … Continue reading →
Did you know it's possible to bake without an oven? Let me let you in on my little secret... Living in a homestead means living the unconventional kind of way. So this coming winter season, step away from the comforts of your kitchen oven and discover the wonders of baking...in a totally
OFF-THE GRID, BAB AL BAHREIN SQUARE Autonomous from the existing urban development, the new Bab Al Bahrein square is a self-sustained island, a field for public life as reclaimed by citizens. No rhetorical monumentality, no arab decorative clichés give shape to its form. Conversely, the square asserts its nature of an infrastructural system using energy autonomy as a means for supporting public life and political freedom.