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The Future of Living: Self-Sustaining Villages | James Ehrlich | TEDxKlagenfurt

What a great idea! I have often dreamed of buying some rural land and building an… 407 more words

Fun Stuff

Powering an Earthship

Earthship’s do not use traditional heating and cooling methods, instead they use passive thermal heating and cooling systems to maintain a comfortable inside temperature.

The thermal mass of the earth and tyre walls is used to store both hot and cold temperatures – much the same as a rock can be heated up by the sun during the day and then releases it’s heat during the night. 133 more words

I See You

Please allow me to give a little attention to my love. He is the reason we are able to live here and to build our dream home. 275 more words

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Martin Earthship Pack-out

It’s been well over a month since my last post and I’m sure there are people wondering what is going on with us. Fortunately, I have some Earthship related news this time. 565 more words

Earthships

A Year In the Life

A Year In the Life

(A glimpse of 365 days)

Earthship Blog post #17

 

I’ve been avoiding my journal and my blog for several reasons. One, I’ve been tired, another I’ve let negativity rule how I feel. 1,635 more words

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Earthships - Building with Recycled Materials

Principle #1: Building with recycled or natural materials

The primary building blocks of any Earthship are tyres, bottles and cans. I covered building with tyres in my  70 more words