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What do you do if you don't trust the world around you? You build a new one. That's the motto of Michael Reynolds, Architect and visionary that created the Earthship. Earthships are houses that are completely self-sufficient and totally off the grid with no electricity or water bills - ever. Michael Reynolds and his team of builders along with 50 interns, who have given up their lives to be part of this project, have just four weeks to build a house in Big Sky, Montana for Earthship enthusiast Jeff Saad. Michael and his crew battle nature and time to try and complete this amazing house on Building Off the Grid.
The Dutton Brothers face a tight deadline while building a high-end, off-grid vacation home in the center of their family's 2,000-acre cattle ranch in Ohio.
A nature-loving architect plans to build a one-of-a-kind modern cabin deep in the California Redwoods that will rival the jaw-dropping views of nearby Big Sur!
An eco-friendly couple plans to build a timber frame, straw-bale cabin in a heavily wooded forest of Maine. But an early winter with single-digit temperatures threatens to end the dream before it even starts.
A couple faces sun, snow and a few slip-ups as they race to finish a modern, off-grid lodge overlooking Wisconsin's south shores of Lake Superior.
A couple faces torrential downpours, earthquakes and dangerous volcanic activity while building an off-grid home within the edge of an active volcano on Hawaii's Big Island.
A man wants to build an off-grid timber frame cabin on his family's 100-acre property in upstate New York. His dream of living off the grid before winter hits is threatened when the locally sourced wood will not dry fast enough.
Cat Taylor uses her artistic and naturalistic background to construct a remote sanctuary for her and her husband in the woods of Northwest Texas. The two-story home uses a mixture of sand, clay and straw with a touch of comfort to entertain family.
Deep in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State, a couple is building their 2,400-square-foot dream cabin. The location gives them amazing views but hauling heavy beams up dusty switchbacks on a six-month deadline pushes them to their limits.
Builder Phil Parr heads to the wilderness of northern Colorado to build the ultimate off-grid tent. Far beyond simple nylon and poles, this lavish tent has a custom fabricated wooden frame, canvas shell and 650-square-feet of livable elegance.
Jared "Cappie" Capp showcases the luxury of off-grid living by building a modern home in the Black Hills of South Dakota. This stunning all-solar-powered abode will have a wood-burning fireplace, gourmet kitchen and a 400-square-foot loft.
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