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!
With the guidance of Michael Reynolds and the Earthship Biotecture crew, students were able to complete the building on time in a very successful and professional manner.
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The moment you pull off HWY 64 and into the Greater World Earthship Community, you immediately get a beautiful warm sense of a sustainable environment. This community consists of over 70 Earthships, completely off the grid, modern infrastructure and conventional ‘homes’. As you make your way down Gorge View towards one of the more unique Earthship homes, you will start noticing life everywhere. Birds,...Read More
In addition to the self guided tour that goes through our Earthship Visitor Center daily, we also have 2 kinds of guided tours.
Guided tours are generally reserved for groups of 10 or more, however, we can accommodate a smaller group for a minimum of $100.
1) The Guided tour through our Earthship Visitor Center includes:
Admittance to the building which is very similar to a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, packaged...Read More
"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. Today there are tire recycling programs all over the world. Old tires are made into new tires, and every time a tire is not recycled, it drives up the price of new tires and more raw materials must be extracted." --Cowichan...Read More
November 14, 2014:
Someone was asking about our temperatures at the Earthship in Calgary, Canada... We are running at +18 C (64.4 F) when it is -18 C (-1 F) and more with the wind chill.
November 16, 2014:
-4 C (24.8 F) Outside, +24 C (75 F) inside.
November 17, 2014:
-18 C (-1 F) outside, +18 C (64.4 F) inside at 8am
November 29, 2014:
Trapped in the Earthship by a giant...Read More
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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)