Brothers build a remote cabin in two weeks near Sheep Lake, Alaska.
Sage Stoneman teams up with natural builder SunRay Kelley to build a mushroom-shaped house.
Richart and his son Eden build a private floating island out of recycled plastic bottles.
An outdoorsy Idaho family rebuilds a burned-down cabin along the famous "River of No Return."
Ana and Jacob White, leading furniture DIY-ers, build their dream cabin on Paxson Lake.
Gregg builds a cliffside retreat in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
A natural builder puts her skills to the test to build her first house, a cob cottage, in Oregon.
Summer and Jack moved from their hometown in New Jersey to build their dream mud home in Washington.
A young couple gets the off-grid cabin of their dreams in upstate New York.
South Dakota's premier builder creates a family's dream getaway out of four shipping containers.
Joey Caiafa battles brutal weather and injuries to build a mountaintop hideout in Colorado.
An Alaskan adventure guide builds a remote cabin on top of a glacier.
A Colorado couple attempts to build one of the most energy-efficient homesteads in the state.
A creative family builds a unique three-story tiny home on the easternmost property in the US.
A young couple has three weeks to build a log cabin in a remote part of Alaska.
Graham Hill transforms a steep Maui jungle plot into an efficient, hi-tech dream home.
A couple builds an off-grid guesthouse on the windy mountains of Wyoming.
An avid outdoorsman and his team of friends build a remote Alaskan cabin in just seven days.
Beau Dunavant and his girlfriend, Samantha Inman, want to construct a modest, self-sufficient home out of recycled materials and dirt in Tres Piedras, NM. However, they may have underestimated the power of the desert.
A couple builds an earthen home north of Yellowstone National Park in the mountains of Montana
Matteo Lundgren is taking the art of natural building to a new level.
A young family builds an off-the-grid shipping container home in the Ozark Mountains.
A mountain biking group from Colorado builds a unique retreat that doubles as a bike park feature.
Follow the adventure as a young couple builds an off-the-grid tiny house in northwestern Montana.
Specialty builders Jon and Amanda D'Aleo design and build "earth-sheltered" homes for clients in southern Colorado, but they weren't expecting a project this far off the grid. They'll have to work overtime to get a house constructed and buried before the Colorado winter hits.
Jason and Crystal always wanted an escape in the middle of Maine's secluded coastline for their family to unplug and enjoy nature. With the help of a small group of friends, they set their sights on building a 320-square-foot cabin in just 12 days. Between the weather, rough terrain and limited access, it's a challenging and exhausting road to the finish line. Their hard work pays off when they can relax in their dream cabin complete with a loft, solar shower, water catchment system and custom touches.
Laura Williams is on a mission to build an off-the-grid home in the desert outside of Tucson, Arizona. Together with a group of volunteers, she'll build an earthen three-dome home completely by hand. The team battles a steep learning curve and Mother Nature in a race to finish before the scorching Arizona summer arrives.
A couple builds their off-grid dream home on a remote mountaintop overlooking the Southwest Montana backcountry. Together they've dreamed up a mountain base camp that's high tech and suits their outdoor lifestyle, but in this far-flung location where mother nature rules, they will be pushed to the edge and beyond.
The Lighthiser family sets out to build their dream home overlooking the Yellowstone River. Follow their journey as the activists and adventurers battle the elements to construct an uber-efficient house in a windswept valley in southwestern Montana. Surrounded by stunning views and with a little help from friends, they'll build it all by hand and completely off the grid.
New York newlyweds escape the city to build their first home upstate in a secluded part of the Hudson Valley. Utilizing timber felled from their own property, they plan to craft their own tiny house completely off the grid.
A family takes on a multi-generational project rebuilding their 100-year-old mining cabin in the Colorado wilderness. Fortunately, they're a family of engineers who are game for any challenges they might face in the months ahead.
Builder and native Alaskan, Jeff Ward, has been building houses in remote locations all over Alaska for years. Now his son Bryce -- the current mayor of the North Pole -- lends a hand to create an off-the-grid cabin not far from Santa's house.
A couple looks to build an eco-friendly, off-the-grid geodesic dome, cooled using geothermal caves, with a view of Tennessee's South Cumberland Mountain Range. But they're up against uncertain weather, an intricate design and treacherous mountain paths.
A musician and college student wants an off-the-grid treehouse compound with three structures, each serving living and sustainability, in the Arkansas woods. Water and supply issues will make getting it done in 30 days tough, even with his father's help.