If You've Been to Lowes or Home Depot Lately, You've Noticed Something Remarkable--Exploding Lumber Prices! In the Past Year Alone, Lumber Prices Have Gone up Almost 400%! Build With Earth to Beat This Disturbing Trend.
The Longer I Build Houses Out of Mostly Earth, The More Advantages I Realize That It Has. We Started Our First Official Earthbag Tiny House During a Workshop in September of 2019. In This Post I Share Why Earthbags Are Ideal for Tiny Homes.
As a Natural Building and Sustainable Living Instructor, I Have the Privilege of Working With Highly Interesting and Intelligent People. Our Latest Earthbag Tiny House Course Was a Perfect Example of This.
When We Were Building Our First House, I Routinely Shared Pictures on Facebook. the Reactions Were Quite Muted Until I Shared a Finished Picture of It Plastered. There Was Resounding, Unanimous Applause.
Most of y'all are probably already familiar with the My Little Homestead family (mylittlehomestead.com). Their youtube videos are some of the most popular on the subject of earthbag building. in…
Earlier this month I submitted an article to Mother Earth News magazine about our natural earthbag pool and about a more conventional one that one of my students built. As…
How I Made My Earthbag Tiny House Super Energy-Efficient. Natural Forces Such as Gravity, Passive Solar, and Thermal Mass Will Not Fail You. There Is No Danger of Them Breaking as All Electronic and Mechanical Devices Eventually Do.
In This Post I Examine What the Term Natural Building Means. I Talk About Earthbag, Straw Bale, Cob, and Environmental Impact.
In Hormuz Iran, Zav Architects Worked on This Project to Develop Beautiful and Affordable Architecture Using Mostly Local Materials. These Dome Clusters Were Built Using the Superadobe Method.
Here’s a Quaint Earthbag Dome That Owen Designed and Built. in a Place With Moderate Earth Temperatures, Such a Structure Would Stay Effortlessly Comfortable Year-Round.