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“. . . the Earthship is the epitome of sustainable design and construction. No part of sustainable living has been ignored in this ingenious building.”

Centro comunitário sustentável é construído com lixo

No Malawi, em África, resíduos foram utilizados para construir um centro comunitário sustentável – Centro Comunitário Kapita Earthship, que visa prestar serviços à população local.

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O polo de apoio vai contar com estufas para produção de alimentos, sistema de captação de água da chuva e painéis solares para gerar eletricidade. READ MORE »

Earthship Malawi – Kapita Community Centre

Live Stream: Omega’s Where We Go From Here Weekend Conference

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Conference Live Stream, Plus a Keynote by President Bill Clinton: 10/05/2013 10/06/2013

FREE Live Stream: Omega’s Where We Go From Here weekend conference.

You’ll hear keynote addresses from top leaders in sustainability—Jeremy Rifkin, Majora Carter, David W. Orr, Janine Benyus, Paul Hawken, Rob Hopkins, Michael E. Reynolds, Bob Berkebile, and President Bill Clinton. There will also be plenty of conversation and a panel discussion between selected speakers. READ MORE »

Earthship Biotecture plans benefit seminar

Earthship Biotecture will be host a benefit seminar Sunday (Aug. 18) for those interested in learning more about building while aiding a good cause.

The Earthship workshop is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Taos Mesa Brewery.

The event will comprise of an all-day seminar with Mike Reynolds, Phil Basehart and the Earthship staff and crew. This will be followed by live music at 7 p.m. and other activities such as a raffle and family events. READ MORE »

EB Works Locally for Family Who Lost Home in Katrina

Academy 2013 – Session 3

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Having worked on various humanitarian projects globally, Earthship Biotecture donated time this past week working on a Global model for a local family who had previously lost their home in Hurricane Katrina. READ MORE »

Join Us! Earthship Fundraiser Seminar

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Earthship Biotecture will be hosting a seminar/benefit this summer on Sunday, August 18th, 2013. The event will comprise of an all day seminar with Mike Reynolds, Phil Basehart and the Earthship staff and crew. This will be followed by live music and other activities such as a raffle and family events.

The cost of the all day seminar is $100. This includes lectures with Mike Reynolds and Phil Basehart, video showings, a tire pounding workshop and a Q&A session with Mike Reynolds at the end of the seminar. Lunch and a beer will be provided by Taos Mesa Brewery. This will also allow for entrance for the live music which will be held in the evening and throughout the night. All of those attending after the seminar for the music will be asked to pay a $10 cover at the door. Music will be announced soon! READ MORE »

Earthship Malawi, Africa – Join Us!

This October, Earthship Biotecture will be joined by a team of student soldiers to build an Earthship flower design community center in Malawi, Africa.  We are working together with a local NGO, Empower Malawi, to gather people and funds to spread the word and build two rooms (petals) over the course of ten days.  The dates of this project are October 7th-16th, 2013.

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The project, Kapita Earthship Community Centre, is to become a sustainable development epicenter for 38 villages and over 5,000 rural people in South East Mzimba district in Malawi. The Kapita Earthship Community Centre is to house a community bank, a mini library, a dispensary, offices and a food bank.

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Sierra Leone Earthship Africa Update

Dear all, Here is the Goderich Waldorf School, Sierra Leone, built with love.

With deepest gratitude to Mike Reynolds’ gift to the world and everyone whose hands and/or hearts helped to make this dream a reality. Attached are photos of Sunday 17th February 2013.

Pema Clark
The Dhana Trust (UK)
for The Goderich Waldorf School, Sierra Leone http://www.goderichwaldorf.org/
(visit their website, tell them what you think)

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Kapita Earthship Community Centre Project Overview

Project Build an Earthship in Rural Malawi!
The project, Kapita Earthship Community Centre, is to become a sustainable development epicentre for 38 villages and over 5000 rural people in South East Mzimba district in Malawi. We want to plant the seed of an ideal condition from which a sustainable community can grow and flourish from a radically sustainable building made with recycled materials. With a budget of US$70000, the Kapita Earthship Community Centre is to house a community bank, a mini library, a dispensary, offices and a food bank. Local labour will be wholly volunteered, so no labour costs. READ MORE »

Africa Earthship Project Overview

 

Appreciation, by Africa Earthship Project Facilitator Shannoh Kandoh

  • I am sure by now, all of you must have arrived home after doing a fantastic job on the Earthship Goderich Waldorf School Building project in Sierra Leone. The community, teachers and children are so grateful and proud of your work which has added a new look to the Rokel community. With the build, people are visiting every day to look at the structure with insatiable wonder. I am pleased to let you know that the local volunteers are doing well at building the other classrooms and will be able to complete the whole structure.
  • Please accept our compliments for making our dream of a child friendly school environment come true. You can personally say that, With your participation and contributions, children in the Rokel community have opportunity to go to school.
  • Thanks so much for being part of this great achievement..
    God bless you all.
    Shannoh

 

Earthship Biotecture offerred 10 internship places on the build in Sierra Leone, Africa in October of 2011. The chosen interns worked alongside Michael Reynolds, the Earthship crew and 30 local interns.

The project is a Waldorf school, with catch water, drainage and economical solar power systems. Interns receive the wonderful currency of knowledge in return for their hard work. In addition to free lunch, served on site each day.

This internship filled up quickly with a long waiting list.

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