Sustainable Philadelphia

Upcoming Workshops
All of the Philadelphia workshops are family friendly. 18 and under is free. Attend one or multiple days

April 3 - 6

Four Day Tire pounding project at the OneArt Community Center, an Urban Sustainability Project.

Learn all about tire pounding, building layouts and more.
1 hr. earthship slideshow Saturday evening April 4. (included in daily workshops)

Friday April 3 – Monday April 6.
10am – 4pm each day

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Location:
1435 N 52nd St, Philadelphia, PA 19131

All of our workshops are family friendly. 18 and under is free. Attend one or multiple days.

 


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  • 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

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Off the Grid

Off the Grid from gridphilly.com 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

Work continues at Cronk tire house

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

Philadelphia Earthship Workshops

// Post by Earthship Biotecture.

The First-Ever Urban Earthship Is Being Built In West Philly

The First-Ever Urban Earthship Is Being Built In West Philly from generocity.org 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...Read More

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About Earthship Biotecture

Earthship construction drawings are designed to meet standard building code requirements so you can get a permit no matter where you are. Earthship Biotecture is beyond LEED Architecture. Earthships are green buildings that meet standard building codes. EarthshipBiotecture is based on the work of principal architect, Michael Reynolds. (see: media resume)

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