The picuris design has our first use of Aqua Botanical System in the Global Model Earthship, a marriage of our botanical cells and aquaponincs, this system allows for the production of fish as well as plants.
2 Bedrooms 2 Baths Growing Food Garage * WiFi * * TV * Dog Friendly
$210 - $315 per night Holiday $230 - $325 per night.
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 and treats its own sewage; heats and cools itself without fuel and...Read More
In this short clip Michael Reynolds talks about the Flint, MI water crisis. He points out that in New Mexico, where we only get 8" of annual precipitation, we are able to build buildings that harvest, filter and use their own water four times. Flint gets 40" of annual precipitation and it should be be relatively simple to design rainwater harvesting systems that would provide clean water to the residents. He...Read More
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 angled greenhouse containing the kitchen, bathroom and grey water planter. One Hut room was the living room, one was the...Read More
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 one of our nightly rentals and quickly became recognized as our best performing Earthship to date. The...Read More
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 east side and held all the batteries, inverter, pumps, filters and pressure tank. ...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)