Earthship Academy

Earthship Academy 2016

In 2016, the Earthship Academy enters it’s fifth full year of existence. To date over 600 students from all over the world have attended the program here in Taos, New Mexico and our Global Sessions.
During the 2015 sessions Academy students completed a Global Model Earthship (the latest Earthship design) at the Greater World Earthship Community, started 3 new Earthship buildings, worked on the Earthship Village Ecologies project which is now housing its first residents and continued work on a residence for a local family who lost their house in Hurricane Katrina. During our Global Session in Patagonia students and instructors built the main structure of an Earthship travelers’ hostel. […]

By |December 22nd, 2015|

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JANUARY page of a new Earthship calendar

It is a protoype for a whole calendar for 2016

please contact andressa@earthship.com for a free printable 11×17 file of this month

we suggest you print on photo paper glossy at 11×17
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By |December 22nd, 2015|

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Engineering for change: Earthship Biotecture’s Six Best Practices for Sustainable Architecture

Referring to the Earthship Design Principles, these six points guide all design and retrofit that make the Earthship the most integrated and autonomous example of sustainable design available.

Read the article below published by Engineering for Change and written by Charles Newman, architect and Earthship Academy student.

 

http://www.engineeringforchange.org/earthship-biotectures-six-best-practices-for-sustainable-architecture/

By |December 18th, 2015|

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Earthship Academy 2016 update

We’ve added a few new classes to the curriculum this year including Earthship Operations which walks the students through all the major steps of building a Global Model Earthship.  Introduction to Earthship Building Techniques gives students an overview of the basic tools and methods for pounding tires, laying can and bottle walls and plastering, […]

By |December 17th, 2015|

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Gingerbread Earthship By Eric Ficinus

Wondering what type of Gingerbread to make this Christmas? Check out Eric’s Earthship he built as part of his Independent study on the road to graduation from the Earthship Academy:

For more infos please email Eric at earthshipmodelkit@gmail.com or view his progress on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EarthshipModelKit/?pnref=story

By |December 13th, 2015|

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A call to arms for the Global Earthship Army

We recognize the current and pressing nature of the Syrian refugee crisis. The German Prime Minister has stated, “If Germany can’t show a friendly face in an emergency situation, then this is not my country.”

We are proposing/planning a small city prototype that is the campus of an International Earthship Academy that teaches Syrians (alongside […]

By |October 27th, 2015|

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Earthship Biotecture and the University of New Mexico

Earthship Biotecture has partnered with the University of New Mexico to offer an accredited college class in the Construction Technologies department.  “Introduction to Earthship Biotecture” covers the basics of Earthshjp’s integrated design process and construction methods.

This fall we will be offering our third semester of this course.  We hope to develop this partnership into full accreditation for the Earthship Academy program. Click on the link below to register for this class! […]

By |July 15th, 2015|

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Breve biografía de Michael Reynolds

Michael Reynolds es un líder mundial en energías renovables y arquitectura sostenible desde hace 45 años. La amplitud, la profundidad y el alcance mundial de su obra es inigualable. Michael Reynolds diseña y construye casas totalmente autosuficientes, construidas mayoritariamente con materiales naturales y reciclados.

Estas casas se llaman Earthships y se han construido en todo […]

By |May 14th, 2015|

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Who is Phil?

After graduating from Miami of Ohio University with a BED degree, Phil met up with Michael Reynolds high in the mountains above Taos and began a career that has lasted 23 years.

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By |April 23rd, 2015|

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Earthship Academy Photo Contest!

Photos today mean much more than a thousand words, especially when they capture moments that changed your life! If your experience at the Earthship Academy was one of those moments and you have taken some pictures that you are willing to share with us, please send them to lara@earthship.com and enter the best Photo […]

By |April 23rd, 2015|

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