Earthships — One Approach to Sustainable Homes

Earthships 101 part I

Earthship n. 1. passive solar home made of natural and recycled materials 2. thermal mass construction for temperature stabilization. 3. renewable energy & integrated water systems make the Earthship an off-grid home with little to no utility bills.
Biotecture n. 1. the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their sustainability. 2. A combination of biology and architecture.

Earthships 101 part II

I stayed in one in Taos NM for a week in the winter time. it was a delight and did a great job keeping the inside warm while it was snowing outside. will build one some day.


Source. Thanks to Roger Baker / The Rag Blog

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