How can the best of traditional and modern design and technology be combined to create a carbon neutral home? In the mountains above Kyoto, Japan, one man, (with the help of his friends, family and neighbours), sets out on an intrepid journey to design and build a truly sustainable eco-home. Follow me as I encounter the challenges and solutions that the house and its mountain forest environment present.
Finally I am now the proud owner of a house with an official address! Spent the morning at city hall doing the necessary paperwork to receive the plague in the picture. Now it's off to the post office to set up a forwarding service. Nice!