To empower people to improve their quality of life, and that of the planet, through the promotion and creation of community built, affordable, sustainable, bio-based housing, communities and building materials.
Historically, people have always come together to build housing. When the community comes together to create their own homes, the sense of accomplishment, cohesion and pride is transformative and solidifies investment in the neighborhood.
The construction industry is a major source of pollution. Iowa is the world leader in corn production. Corn can offer many bio-based alternatives to traditional construction materials.
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The reason we have homelessness, the reason that we need affordable housing, is because housing is
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