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California Earthship Cabin by Taylor & Steph Bode

A 560 square feet earthship home in The Santa Cruz Mountains in California. Hey guys! We’re Taylor and Steph Bode. In early 2013, we set out on an adventure to find land in California where we…

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Turn a livestock watering tank into a backyard pool.

In a secluded corner of Joshua Tree, Calif., a livestock tank painted white, surrounded with cactuses and crowned with black string lights serves as an outdoor tub for ultrahip Airbnb “The…

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Affordable Housing and the Triple Bottom Line

Think of a net-zero energy (NZE) home, and it’s likely that you imagine a single-family house in a well-to-do neighborhood, with a roof covered in solar panels and an electric car parked in the…

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Panel: Make sure affordable housing units are energy efficient

As the Charlottesville region seeks to increase the inventory of affordable housing units, members of the city’s emerging green-energy sector see an opportunity to reduce area greenhouse gases while…

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Amazing products made of trash: the resource of the future

Environmental concerns have become more important to consumers, leading many companies to design products around sustainability principles. But there’s a big question that remains to be solved:…

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the Public Housing Crisis Nobody’s Talking About

The shuttering of public housing complexes in two small Midwestern towns raises big questions for residents, HUD and Congress. To tell the story, I could use your help. It’s a Sunday morning in late…

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Florida Earthship Build – Summer 2018 Workshop Images

earthship workshop. June 18 – July 31, 2018. Florida, USA. Hurricane Resistant Earthship Build. Strong, Safe, Off-grid. Volunteer, Work, Learn, Participate.
We are working on an incomplete…

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Brilliant Ideas That Buy Us Time Before Cape Town Reaches Day Zero

In just over 100 days, researchers expect Cape Town to run out of water. The South African megacity has traditionally enjoyed abundant rains during winter and a warm, pleasant climate during summer,…

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Tiny-House Inspired by Earthship Concepts

Tiny living is affording a growing number of people financial freedom and a simpler, but more fulfilling lifestyle. Many are finding that they can live mortgage-free, without necessarily giving up…

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Packaged Earthship Model

A very simple and economical version of the  Earthship concept in terms of construction and building. Pre-designed drawings and partially prefabricated construction packages available.  • It can be…

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