Earthship Biotecture joined by a team of local, national and international volunteers has built what we call the “Windship” Earthship design in the Philippines. The Windship has evolved from the Simple Survival Earthship design and functions to serve as an aerodynamic storm shelter and school building for a community outside of Tacloban in Leyte Island. There has been much interest by government officials in the replication of the Windship throughout the Philippines in the future which will help to create typhoon resistant, multifunctional use community buildings.
Partnering with the Earth Village Project and One Block for Batug, Earthship is ready to launch a second hit in order to complete the structure's finishes and to install the power and water systems. We are also looking to simultaneously building a zero-cost hut in the community made solely from salvaged, local and recycled materials.
|We are in the process of raising money to help balance our budgeted costs of the first round as well as raising the money for materials for the finish hit of the Windship. To join this project as a volunteer, the contribution fee is $1,000 USD which all goes toward funding the project and materials needed.|
At this time, we are looking to do our second hit February 9th-20th, 2015. If you are interested in joining this project, fill out this form.
Volunteer spaces are limited.
Project 1 Overview
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