All of the Philadelphia workshops are family friendly. 18 and under is free. Attend one or multiple days
Retrofit the One Art Community Center and the One Art Oasis Farm: Urban Sustainability Project in West Philadelphia. This project proposes to utilize the vacant land located at 5128-5146 Warren Street, 5141 and 5129 Harlen Street 19131 to be a model of urban sustainability.
Saturday, February 21 - Sunday, February 22. 10am - 4pm
Learn all about tire pounding, building layouts and more.
All workshops for the Silverlake Earthship in Bristol are cancelled. Full refunds will be issued.
We are scheduling more workshops in West Philadelphia. Stay tuned! :)
- Continue the Earthship Demonstration Build for Love, Loving Love in West Philadelphia. April, 2015
Workshops announced soon.
- Retrofit a Methodist Church and land in New Hope, PA. Summer, 2015
see: How are Earthships Relevant to Philadelphia?
Environmentaly Friendly retaining walls for a community garden as part of a volunteer-driven neighborhood beautification project.
Demonstration Location: 675 N 41st Philadelphia PA 19104
In West Philadelphia, organizers use tires and earth to create an ambitious and energy-passive home
At a glance, the open-air lot at the corner of 41st and Lancaster appears to be littered with garbage—tires piled up in the northwest corner, mounds of dirt and cement mixed in with empty bottles and cans. But these familiar objects are not strewn about randomly; they have been...Read More
After more than four years of construction, work continues at the Lorraine, NY home of the Cronk family. The house is made primarily of tires, which collecting heat during the day and release it at night.
The house is a kind of Earthship, a green building initiative that reuses discarded materials. About 7,000 glass wine and liquor bottles have also been used decoratively around the home.
The home has a...Read More
Post by Earthship Biotecture.
There’s a vacant lot at 675 N. 41st Street in West Philadelphia that’s about to become something Philadelphia has never seen before--an Earthship.
When Thomas L. Miller, the owner of a vacant lot in West Philadelphia, heard a woman on the radio talking about her plan to build an “Earthship” in August of 2013, he was quick to call the radio station and donate his lot to her. The woman was Rashida...Read More