21 Amazing Off-the-Grid HousesAttila Nagy1/24/13 9:30amFiled to: CollectionOff-the-gridEnvironmentTop1212EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkReal talk: Between diminishing stores and oil wars, fossil fuel-dependance is officially a bad deal. In the future, as these resources get scarcer, we're going to have to figure out how to live in a little more harmony with Mother Earth. Here are 21 houses that are already doing it right: eschewing the power grid for solar, wind, and geothermal energy sources. Earthship in Taos County, New Mexico, US Photo: Kayla SawyerHouse with living roof in Ithaca, NY Photo: Shira Golding EvergreenPara Eco-House, Tongji University, Shanghai, China Photo: SDEuropeAn off-the-grid house just beyond the Rio Grande Gorge near Taos, New Mexico Photo: Tolka RoverIcelandic eco house Photo: sigkyrreZero-emission eco house designed by Potton, UK Photo: Mike HalesGreenwich Millennium Eco-Village, London Photo: Lars PlougmannLa Puerta del Sol in Barrio San Nicolas, Mexico Photo: Scott & Emily www.wegoslow.comRichard Carbonnier's tubular eco-house in Pond Inlet, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada Photo: Mike BeauregardEco-home in Woubrigge, Netherlands Photo: Mirjana Chamberlain-VucicEco house at the DC Festival, Washington, DC, 2005 Photo: John BointonEcoHome designed by Will Collins. Eco Village Currumbin, Tallebudgera, Australia Photo: Sander van DijkEco house, Parc Jean Drapeau, Montreal Photo: Tiago Bortoletto VazAnother eco house at Parc Jean Drapeau, Montreal Photo: Tiago Bortoletto VazBASF eco house, Green Close, University Park, Nottingham, UK Photo: University of NottinghamThe Brighton Earthship, Brighton, East Sussex, UK Photo: Dominic AlvesThe "Effizienzhaus Plus", Berlin, Germany Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty ImagesEco house prototype by SCI-Arc/Caltech at the Solar Decathlon 2011, Washington DC Photo: Jim Tetro/U.S. Department of Energy Solar DecathlonCreation of Team Florida at the Solar Decathlon 2011, Washington DC Photo: Jim Tetro/U.S. Department of Energy Solar DecathlonParsons NS Stevens' house at the Solar Decathlon 2011, Washington DC Photo: Jim Tetro/U.S. Department of Energy Solar DecathlonThe solar powered FabLab House, concept by the Instituto de Arquitectura Avanzada de Catalunya Photo: Denis Doyle/Getty Images We miss an amazing eco house? Post the photo below!