• 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 Addition Open House

    Come take a peek at our new bale system that’s Passive House and Net Zero ready. Saturday May 2nd. 12-4pm. 125 Ennis Hill, Marshfield VT. Light refreshments. 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.


Ennis-hill-entryOpen House!

Saturday May 2nd 12-4pm
125 Ennis Hill, Marshfield VT

Check out our latest natural wall system on this StrawCell Addition using local, natural materials.  Come see how to build a Net Zero house with low embodied energy materials.  Featuring our new strawbale wall assembly combined with conventional techniques to make natural materials more accessible.

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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 generations 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.