Sustainable building at Ulwazi Educare with South Africa’s largest tyre building

The buzzing building site at the Ulwazi Educare in Delft, Cape Town, has set the tone for what is promising to be the largest tyre building in South Africa. The early childhood development centre (ECD) was designed in collaboration with award-winning sustainable...

Natural Building Courses 2022

The Natural Building Collective will be hosting two CPD-accredited natural building courses in 2022. Check out the dates below: Natural Building Courses Natural Building Collective – Natural building course: materials and techniques (CPD accredited: 7 category 1...

Natural Building Courses 2021

We’re looking forward to hosting two of our esteemed week-long natural building courses in 2021. Last year, didn’t turn out the way any of us planned. For one thing, Peter spent four months stranded in Guatemala. Also, we were only able to host one of our...

The story of the Delft ECD Training Centre

The Training Centre is a passive solar, earth sheltered building out of tyres, cob, compressed earth bricks, ecobricks and glass bottles at the Delft Early Childhood Development (ECD) centre. The design is centered around minimizing the use of cement and concrete...

Announcing! The Green Building Academy 2018

We’re thrilled to announce Peter McIntosh will be co-facilitating Long Way Home’s inaugural Green Building Academy in Guatemala this year. Participants can expect a solid grounding and hands-on experience in green, sustainable building and construction practices,...