construction

4 Construction Trends to be Aware of

While issues such as the labour shortage will no doubt persist for some time, these concerns should be partially offset by a slew of innovations and adaptive techniques that will finally help the…

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How Do You Recycle an Entire Building?

It’s a silly question, isn’t it? How could something so …

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Eco-Friendly Fencing: Which Option Is Best for the Earth?

Installing or replacing a fence is a major undertaking. Fortunately, …

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Recycling Mysteries: Brick

The Three Little Pigs will be the first to tell …

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7 Strategies to Keep In Mind When Building a Green Home

While there are plenty of ways you can make your existing home more energy efficient, you can make the biggest environmental impact if you keep the earth in mind from the very beginning of the process. If you’re planning to build a home from…

Deconstructing Construction Waste

When I approached my neighbor’s construction site, Edward Small of Sheridan Brick & Stone Work was chiseling off construction waste — mortar from old bricks to be exact. He suspects they were salvaged from a nearby Maine paper mill, an…

A call to arms for the Global Earthship Army

We recognize the current and pressing nature of the Syrian refugee crisis. The German Prime Minister has stated, “If Germany can’t show a friendly face in an emergency situation, then this is not my…

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Earthship Build – Salida 2015

Congratulations to all Earthship Academy students for completing their Field Study requirement by participating in the customized Earthship build that took place in Salida, Colorado this summer! …

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tires considered a green building material?

“The reason tires are not considered a green building material anymore is because the technique originated in a time when there was no way to recycle tires, so they simply went to landfills….

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Earthship Biotecture and the University of New Mexico

Earthship Biotecture has partnered with the University of New Mexico to offer an accredited college class in the Construction Technologies department.  “Introduction to Earthship Biotecture” covers…

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