Natural Building with Straw & Clay

Attention: due to wet weather, we have added more days to the below event ; Sunday 6/23 & possibly Monday 6/24

Learn natural building techniques on-site at our upcoming wall stuffing party! For those who want hands-on experience, it is recommended to bring sunscreen, personal water bottle, rubber gloves, rubber boots, clothes to get muddy in and clean clothes to drive home. This event is free for those interested in this building technique. It is advised to call ahead to confirm the schedule. Call Vonni for more info 734-548-0274 or [email protected]


Bungalow Builders

Green Built Services,
Old World Craftsmanship

Green adj. of, relating to, or advocating ecological awareness and the preservation of natural resources
Bun-ga-low n. a quaint, cozy dwelling often embellished with Arts & Crafts architectural details; celebrating the idea that simplicity and artistry can harmonize

Bungalow Builders is a fully insured general contracting firm licensed in the State of Michigan with LEED accreditation by the US Green Building Council. We offer Green consulting, designing & building services. As a custom builder, we work closely with our clients and all members of the integrated design team.

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  • Construction Management
  • Green Building Consultation
  • CAD Design Service
  • Focus on reclaimed and locally sourced building materials
  • Custom wood and tile work
  • Craftsman detailing
  • Black Locust Custom Milling
  • Owner/Builder assistance welcome!

Projects & Services

Upcoming Events


Healthy Home Heating

As the temperature drops and we begin to spend more time indoors, we have creature comfort needs to maintain a reasonable temperature.  The “Sick Building Syndrome” takes a strong foothold this time of year.  How we choose to heat our homes determines both our comfort as well as the level of indoor air quality.

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The Various Shades of Green: Working Towards A Sustainable Way Of Building

More and more people are becoming aware of the negative environmental impacts that current building practices perpetuate and are striving to make choices that promote personal and planetary health.

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To Breathe or Not to Breathe; Concerns Over Indoor Air Quality

The long winters in our part of the country can often lead to a host of complaints like cabin fever, lethargy, headaches, allergies and other respiratory ailments.

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  • 40+ years of conscious building experience
  • LEED Accredited by the US Green Building Council
  • Specialized Training at the Institute for Bau-Biologie (Building Biology) and Ecology
  • Michigan Licensed Contractor

Our main office is in Benzonia, Michigan. For more information contact 231.651.9131 or email [email protected]