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2014 European Earthship lecture tour

Michael Reynolds will be touring Europe this spring presenting the Earthship concept and systems.

Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal – Saturday, May 10

Ordea, Romania – Saturday, May 17

Berlin, Germany – Saturday, May 24

Tickets on sale now!  http://earthshipstore.com/es-learning-opportunities

Earthship Workshop in Sweden | April 19 – 21

tickets: earthship.com/europe

SAFE – Sustainable Autonomy For Everyone

Earthship Workshop i Stockholm med arkitekten Michael Reynolds

Michael Reynolds har 40 års erfarenhet av forskning, utveckling och byggnation av självförsörjande & energieffektiva bostäder

3 DAGARS WORKSHOP OM EKOLOGISK ARKITEKTUR, BYGGMETODER & TILLÄMPNING

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Stockholm Event – April 19th-21st

Currently Earthship Biotecture is building a 3-U Survival Pod Earthship for Romeo Apen and his family alongside of Long Way Home.  Here in Comalapa, Guatemala we have volunteers from all over the world on the job site.  Involved in the build includes members of Earthship Biotecture Sweden who are here to learn about the building techniques in order to bring the concept back home.

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Living Your House

Ever since I watched the first Pippi Longstocking movie I knew that I loved a house that is not normal.

She lives in a villa that in English is called ‘Villa Villekulla’, not just an awesome house on the outside, but just as fresh and authentic on the inside.

The furniture is unique, all with wonderfull playfull but natural -lovingly made – details, all made for actual using.
And the way that Pippi makes use of the house was great too; sliding down bannisters, climbing the roof, horse on the porch, monkey as companion.

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Scotlands First Earthship

Not only Scotland’s first, but the first to be built in the UK, the construction of Earthship Fife Visitor Centre was begun in July 2002 during an intensive 8 day building programme with American Earthship pioneer Michael Reynolds and 11 trainees from across Scotland and England. From July 2002 to 2004 more than 200 volunteers completed the Earthship during weekends and work experience days.

Overlooking Kinghorn Loch, this centre shares a site with Craigencalt Ecology Centre and is built back into the hillside. Although the building is being used as a demonstration, full housing standards were applied when going through the planning process, and Sustainable Communities Initiatives are running an on-going monitoring process to assess an Earthship’s performance in Scotland’s climate.

Unfortunately the building itself was closed on the only day I could visit, but there was plenty of activity in the grounds and gardens, as well as bright ideas on recycling – a subject dear to my heart!

Earthships in the Czech Republic

earthship.com/czech (this page)
earthship.com/europe
Zeměloď news

- Prague Earthship Build Video

 

Michael Reynolds at the “Na plovárně” Talkshow SOON

ČT 2 is going to broadcast interview with Michael Reynolds and Marek Eben at the “Na plovárně” talk-show on Saturday 13th November at 21:25 (orginally scheduled for Saturday 2nd October). The interview was recorded during Michael’s stay in Prague in May.

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