Sustainable Architecture

Concept Behind E.V.E.

RATIONALE:
Throughout the last fifty years, Earthship Biotecture has been working toward developing a fully sustainable prototype home that has a zero carbon footprint on the planet. We arrived at this in the early 2000’s and are still perfecting and refining it. We have a building prototype that harvests its own electricity and water; contains […]

By |March 3rd, 2017|

Read More

TBT: Hut-Inspired Modular Earthship

The Hut-Inspired Modular Earthship was built in 2005 and was designed for clients who stayed in the Hut Earthship when it was a nightly rental and loved the building so much that they wanted to build one like it.  The floor plan of the Hut consisted of two round tire rooms connected with a […]

By |January 14th, 2016|

Read More

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|

Read More

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|

Read More

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|

Read More

The Adaptors – Is the World Ready for Earthships?

Is the world ready for Earthships?

By |December 11th, 2015|

Read More

“Why Everyone Should Consider Living in an Earthship”

New blog post on Expanded Consciousness explains why you should consider living in an Earthship.

http://expandedconsciousness.com/2015/05/19/living-in-an-earthship/

By |May 20th, 2015|

Read More