Author: Jenny Pickerill

Jenny Pickerill works in the UK at University of Sheffield’s Geography Department and lives in an eco-house she built with her mother. She can be contacted at jenny [AT] This research was supported by a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Travel Fellowship 2010 (

Articles by Jenny Pickerill include:

  • Who Builds the Houses?: Gender in Eco-Communities (Issue # 162)

Building Collectively Is Greener, Easier, and Cheaper

Posted on May 28, 2018 by

Eco-building in community offers both opportunities and challenges, benefits and potential drawbacks, as compared to doing it alone.

Who Builds the Houses?: Gender in Eco-Communities

Posted on March 17, 2014 by
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A researcher finds that men still dominate building in eco-communities, and offers strategies to empower women.