Archives for August 2009

Earthship Housing & Communities – Rebuilding After the Victorian Bushfires


Sustainable Re-Building After the Victorian Bush Fires
Over 2,000 houses were destroyed in the recent Victorian bush fires; whole towns were wiped off the map with tragic human cost.

The Black Saturday fires have given us a graphic experience of extreme weather events soon to become more frequent with global warming, but out of that tragedy also comes a once-in-a-lifetime clean-slated opportunity to re-build whole towns in an environmentally sustainable way, and to experiment with new ways of sustainable living on a mainstream township scale.

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