Earthship Biotecture

Simple Ways to Reduce Waste at Home

Simple Ways to Reduce Waste at Home
Preventing environmental damage sounds like a near-impossible mission, one that would take the whole world banding together to accomplish. But you don’t have to turn your whole life upside down or wait for a movement to be part of the solution rather than the problem. You can […]

By |November 4th, 2016|

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TBT: The Corner Cottage

The Corner Cottage was built in 2007 and was the first Earthship to feature a second greenhouse along the entire front face.  The floor plan of the Corner Cottage was similar to a two bedroom Packaged Earthship but with the continuous angled front face and gray water planters added in front.  Corner Cottage was […]

By |December 30th, 2015|

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TBT: The Hut Earthship

The Hut Earthship was built in 1999 and incorporated techniques developed while doing a disaster relief demo in Honduras after Hurricane Mitch.  The floor plan of the Hut consisted of two round tire rooms connected with a angled greenhouse containing the kitchen, bathroom and grey water planter.  A Systems Package was built on the […]

By |December 24th, 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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TBT: The Hybrid Earthship

The Hybrid Earthship was built in 2004 and was a predecessor to the Global Model Earthship.  The design combined the simplicity and performance of the Packaged Earthship with the artistry and curves of the Modular Earthship.  The Hyrbid was the first Earthship to incorporate the double greenhouse in the design and a marked increase […]

By |December 17th, 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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The Adaptors – Is the World Ready for Earthships?

Is the world ready for Earthships?

By |December 11th, 2015|

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Michael Reynolds on the Weather Channel

http://www.wunderground.com/wutv?video=2103984

By |December 10th, 2015|

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Sunset at the Earthship Biotecture HQ in Taos, NM

 

Just another day at the office!

By |December 9th, 2015|

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