Internship Session 6

Category
Internships
Dates
04 December 2017 12:00 AM - 22 December 2017 12:00 AM
Place
Earthship HQ - 2 Earthship Way, El Prado El Prado, United States
Telephone
575-613-4899
Email
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The Earthship Intern Program is a 3 week long hands-on learning experience at the Earthship global headquarters in Taos, New Mexico.  Interns learn Earthship design concepts and building techniques with the best Earthship builders in the world, in the original Earthship community.

 
 

All Dates

  • From 04 December 2017 12:00 AM to 22 December 2017 12:00 AM

List of Participants

Meredith KellyMeredith Kelly (1)
 

Earthship Newsletter

Concept Behind E.V.E.

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 this in the early 2000’s and are still perfecting and refining it. We have a building prototype that harvests its own electricity and water; contains and treats its own sewage; heats and cools itself without fuel and...Read More

Michael Reynolds addresses the Flint, MI water crisis

In this short clip Michael Reynolds talks about the Flint, MI water crisis.  He points out that in New Mexico, where we only get 8" of annual precipitation, we are able to build buildings that harvest, filter and use their own water four times.  Flint gets 40" of annual precipitation and it should be be relatively simple to design rainwater harvesting systems that would provide clean water to the residents.  He...Read More

TBT: Hut-Inspired Modular Earthship

TBT: Hut-Inspired Modular Earthship The Hut-Inspired Modular Earthship was built in 2005 and was designed for clients who stayed in the Hut Earthship when it was a nightly rental and loved the building so much that they wanted to build one like it.  The floor plan of the Hut consisted of two round tire rooms connected with a angled greenhouse containing the kitchen, bathroom and grey water planter.  One Hut room was the living room, one was the...Read More

TBT: The Corner Cottage

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 Packaged Earthship but with the continuous angled front face and gray water planters added in front.  Corner Cottage was one of our nightly rentals and quickly became recognized as our best performing Earthship to date.  The...Read More

TBT: The Hut Earthship

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 rooms connected with a angled greenhouse containing the kitchen, bathroom and grey water planter.  A Systems Package was built on the east side and held all the batteries, inverter, pumps, filters and pressure tank. ...Read More

About Earthship Biotecture

Earthship construction drawings are designed to meet standard building code requirements so you can get a permit no matter where you are. Earthship Biotecture is beyond LEED Architecture. Earthships are green buildings that meet standard building codes. EarthshipBiotecture is based on the work of principal architect, Michael Reynolds. (see: media resume)

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