Earthbound Builders Collective
Earthbound is a collective of artisan builders aimed at providing high quality, environmentally responsible construction services. We use natural building methods, local materials, and sustainable design principles to create healthy, beautiful, and robust spaces.
Free Utopian Project
Free Utopian Projects offers free socially interactive installations focusing on our environment and economy. A table heaped with free alternative maker materials is waiting for you to create a work of art.
In collaboration with Foundation for a Green Future, Inc., artist George Sabra brings attention to the wasteful amounts of industrial packing with his installment "Vibration". Consisting of discarded cardboard, the SXSW Eco community is invited to participate in assembling these dynamic 3-Dimensional free standing figures in the Eco Exhibition.
Nerds for Nature
Nerds for Nature is bringing together environmental professionals with technologists and designers, first in dialogue and then to collaboratively create awesome new tools to help people discover, protect and understand the world around them.
RobotGardener is an open hardware raised bed gardening platform with web-interface through Arduino. We at Outer Babylon want to use open source technology to bring automated organic food production to the backyard.
Sol Design Lab & Skillpoint Alliance
Learning to sew empowers you to alter & repair existing clothing and make new items from recycled materials. Stitch Lab is a modern fabric store and sewing school in Austin, TX. Swing by our booth for free hands-on demos to make/take.
Systems & Materials Research Corporation (SMRC)
Systems & Materials Research Corporation (SMRC) specializes in R&D for aerospace and defense. Showcased at SXSW Eco this year is their 3D printed food technology for long-range space missions sponsored under a NASA SBIR program.
TOPOCAST is a design and consultation office focused on the implementation of innovative methods in casting through the application of digital fabrication technologies. Based in Dallas, Texas, TOPOCAST offers design firms, artists, and individual clients a wide range of solutions for unique needs in the application of complex casting geometries.