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Hobbit House Earthship

Tour with Michael Reynolds, #Earthship Garbage Warrior See what one of our renters had to say about the Hobbit House. “THE BEST AIRBNB we have ever stayed at! Such a fun and unique experience with…

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Earthship Biotecture on ‘The Adaptors’

Super Sustainable Buildings via Thermal Dynamics & Passive Solar. An Earthship is a type of passive solar house that is made of both natural and upcycled materials (such as earth-packed tires)….

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Waybee Global Model Earthship Tour

The Global Earthship design performs in almost any climate around the world. The main features of this design include a double layer of glass (“double greenhouse”) between the inner living spaces and…

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In the US, People are moving out of the cities to rural areas.

U.S. homebuilding surges as coronavirus crisis sparks flight to suburbs, rural areas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. homebuilding increased by the most in nearly four years in June amid reports of rising…

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Smart Window Technology to Improve Energy Efficiency

Customizable Smart Window Technology Could Improve Energy Efficiency Of Buildings A customizable smart window harnesses and manipulates solar power to save energy and cut costs. Windows play multiple…

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Tire Offgassing Report – Non-Issue

This is a page to explain why building with tires is safe. The “off gases” are worst when tires are new. Old tires, buried in dirt and locked in concrete are safe for dwellings. We have several…

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Picuris Global Model Earthship for Sale

They just keep getting better. Another amazing Earthship designed by renowned pioneer Mike Reynolds and built by the Earthship Biotecture team. This off grid green building has 2 generous size…

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Covid-19 and Living Off-Grid in Earthships

The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting the need for architecture to play by new rules. COVID-19 is causing dense, urban areas to lose their luster and making people rethink their lifestyles. Some are…

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Bottle Walls and the sun in Belize

Can & Bottle Walls A can wall is a wall constructed from recycled aluminum cans, which are not a common building source. The cans can be laid in concrete, similar to bricks to make all kinds of…

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Thermal Mass Walls

These walls systems are all solid walls made out of dense materials, of which the modern Brick, Block and poured concrete walls are the most common variety. Since these common variants are all have…

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