Ontario Association of Architects
The Ontario Straw Bale Building Coalition. A non-profit organization of strawbale builders, designers and homeowners providing information & resources.Ingrid Cryns is Vice President, on the Board of Directors.
A non-profit educational organization in Germany , providing information on how to create healthy homes and workplaces.
Sir Sandford Flemming College (Haliburton, Ontario) Sustainable Design Program – RD Lawrence Museum, Minden, Ontario (Ingrid Cryns, Project Architect).
Sir Sandford Flemming College (Haliburton, Ontario) Sustainable Design Program – Madoc Performing Arts Centre, Madoc, Ontario(Ingrid Cryns, Project Architect)
Sustainable building program by Chris Magwood and Jen Feigin based in Peterborough, oNtario
A variety of Natural Homes to inspire.
Celia Alida Rutte’s interior design and landscaping design company that creates sanctuaries that celebrate life!
A Home for the Soul: A Guide for Dwelling wtih Spirit and Imagination by Anthony Lawlor
Home Sanctuary : Practical Ways to Create a Spiritually Fulfilling Environment by Nicole Marcelis
Shelter for the Spirit: Create Your Own Haven in a Hectic World by Victoria Moran “A house can reveal the extent of your assets, but a home reveals the expanse of your heart…”
Spirit of the Home: How to Make Your Home a Sanctuary by Jane Alexander
Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House: Bringing Your Home into Harmony with Nature (Natural Home & Garden) by Carol Venolia and Kelly Lerner
The Emotional House: How Redesigning Your Home Can Change Your Life by Dawn Ritchie, Kathryn L. Robyn
Art of Natural Building by Joseph F. Kennedy, Michael Smith, and Catherine Wanek
Ceramic Houses and Earth Architecture: How to Build Your Own by Nader Khalili
Building Green: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods Earth Plaster * Straw Bale * Cordwood * Cob * Living Roofs by Clarke Snell and Tim Callahan
Cordwood Building: The State of the Art (Natural Building Series) by Rob Roy
Earthbag Building: The Tools, Tricks and Techniques (Natural Building Series) by Kaki Hunter and Donald Kiffmeyer
More Straw Bale Building: A Complete Guide to Designing and Building with Straw (Mother Earth News Wiser Living Series) by Chris Magwood and Peter Mack
Stone House: A Guide to Self-Building With Slipforms by Tomm Stanley
Straw Bale Building: How to plan, design and build with straw by Chris Magwood and Peter Mack
Straw Bale Details: A Manual for Designers and Builders (Natural Building Series) by Chris Magwood and Chris Walker
The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage: The Real Goods Solar Living Book by Ianto Evans, Michael G. Smith, Linda Smiley, and Deanne Bednar
The Natural Plaster Book: Earth, Lime, and Gypsum Plasters for Natural Homes (Natural Building Series)by Cedar Rose Guelberth, Dan Chiras, and Deanne Bednar
The Rammed Earth House: Revised Edition by David Easton