Off-grid builds are notoriously remote, but these take it to a whole new level! Set on top of sub-zero glaciers, miles into the Atlantic and even deep in Alaska's wilderness, these builds push the limits of what it means to be in the middle of nowhere!
There's typical off-the-grid builds and then there's epic off-the-grid builds! These brave builders know no limits and achieve truly epic results: a monster mountain getaway, a tropical hideaway, a modern container home and a sustainable bamboo oasis.
Off-the-grid builds come in all different shapes and configurations. These builders are thinking outside the box to create some of the world's most unique structures. From a redwood retreat to a desert dome, these builds are off-grid works of art!
Many people dream of building off-the-grid on the water, but turning that dream into a reality will be sink-or-swim. From an underground home on a rock quarry to an oceanfront tropical paradise, these builds will be as incredible as their locations!
Some off-grid builders have years of experience while others have never picked up a tool in their life. But that won't stop these amateur DIY-ers from trying to build the off-grid home of their dreams. They will take on a straw bale home in Maine, a container dream home in Oklahoma, a Vermont stone cabin, a Hawaii dome home and a Montana earthbag retreat. Mistakes will be made and deadlines will be missed, but if these novice builders can pull it off, the results will be truly rewarding!
Building off the grid is all about sustainability. These builders are dreaming big while still living in harmony with Mother Nature, creating a Colorado solar abode, a Texas earth block ranch, a straw bale panel getaway, a green Rocky Mountain clubhouse and a Montana tiny house. Constructing an eco-friendly home won't be a walk in the park but if these builders are successful, the result will be a sustainable dream come true!
For some off-grid builders, there's nothing better than living at sea level, but others prefer the air a little thinner! From a snowy North Pole abode to a Colorado Rockies retreat, the rewards of building on a remote mountaintop are well worth it.
For some off-grid builders, it's family first. But the path to a simpler life can be daunting and when family is on the line, the stakes are even higher! These builders are tackling a modern Montana home, a coastal tiny house, an artsy mountain abode, an Ozark container paradise and a Maine cabin retreat. These builds are sure to be a monumental challenge, but the reward is a lifetime of family memories!
Building off-the-grid can be magical if you're perched in the canopies of a lush green forest. But building a cabin in the woods will be a challenge. These backwoods builders are risking it all to construct an A-Frame in the Black Hills, an artistic cabin in the Cascades, a modern Ohio Valley escape, a restored Colorado family cabin and a massive mud house! Pulling these forested builds off won't be a walk in the park, but in the end they'll have a million-dollar view!
Typically our journey with each off-the-grid build ends with the final nail. But what happens beyond the build? We're catching up with some of our most memorable builders: from a young couple in the Georgia mountains to a family of five in the Smoky mountains. They'll relive their off-grid journey and share how their incredible homes have evolved. We'll find out ... was building off the grid worth it?