". . . the Earthship is the epitome of sustainable design and construction. No part of sustainable living has been ignored in this ingenious building." Earthships can be built in any part of the world, in any climate and still provide electricity, potable water, contained sewage treatment and sustainable food production.
When a building revolution is born out of a garbage crisis, you know it’s one of the most earth-friendly around. The brain child of Michael Reynolds, Earthships are a unique solution to a huge problem. He saw all the trash piling up in landfills and decided, why not put it to good use? After a little experimentation, he discovered that earth packed into recycled tires was easy to build with and, like rock, provides good thermal mass. Throw in a few other uncongenial building materials, like ...