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First Ever Earthship Academy in Europe!

Earthship Academy Global Session                  –Français– Biras, Dordogne, France July 17 – August 12, 2017 We are pleased to announce the very first Earthship Academy Global…

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Concept Behind E.V.E.

RATIONALE: Throughout the last fifty years, Earthship Biotecture has been working toward developing a fully sustainable prototype home that has a zero carbon footprint on the planet. We arrived at…

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TBT: The Corner Cottage

The Corner Cottage was built in 2007 and was the first Earthship to feature a second greenhouse along the entire front face.  The floor plan of the Corner Cottage was similar to a two bedroom…

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TBT: The Hut Earthship

The Hut Earthship was built in 1999 and incorporated techniques developed while doing a disaster relief demo in Honduras after Hurricane Mitch.  The floor plan of the Hut consisted of two round tire…

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“Live Simple Survival so that others may simply live.”

The Simple Survival Earthship design evolved from years of research and development both at the Greater World Community and on projects around the world. Based on the classic “U” Earthship module,…

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Gingerbread Earthship By Eric Ficinus

Wondering what type of Gingerbread to make this Christmas? Check out Eric’s Earthship he built as part of his Independent study on the road to graduation from the Earthship Academy: For more…

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TBT: The Nautilus Earthship

The Nautilus Earthship was a custom Earthship based with a floor plan based on the Fibonacci series. It was built in 1996 on a lava rock site with full-height tire walls that spiraled up from the…

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Simple Survival Earthship App

     Earthship Biotecture has been working on development of the Simple Survival concept and design for several years.  We have developed a forty page set of construction drawings that have sold…

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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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