• Design

    Good design is essential for the success of natural buildings in our climate. We provide collaborative design services to help create resilient, durable, beautiful structures with an effective design process. Learn more »
  • Strawcell First Build

    See our video of the construction process using an animated model sequence. Click the learn more link for the details on our page on StrawCell. Learn more »
  • Research

    We're committed to research to improve our design and build strategies and to evolve natural building as a trade. Learn more »
  • 2015 Efficiency Vermont Honor Award

    Butterfield Home - Passumpsic, VT

    Recognizing innovative and integrated design approaches for energy efficiency in Vermont’s commercial and residential buildings.
  • High Performance Natural Doors

    Natural Building + High Performance Building Science

    Everything you would expect from NewFrameworks. The quality and time tested design foundation of traditional wood joinery combined with the modern building science and energy design required for modern energy efficiency and comfort. This door is ideal for you Naturally Built Passive House or Net Zero project. Learn more.. »


We are excited to share a video we produced to help people understand our new StrawCell wall assembly.



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A New Framework

Sometimes we like to think that what we are really doing is creating new doorways to support the next generation’s passage to a better world.

We offer a new framework for ecological design and construction.  We direct processes for constructing the built ecology that enrich the planet and encourage our social ecology to thrive.  New Frameworks aims to heal the interrelationships between planet, people, and the built ecology through social and ecological regenerative building practices.