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Cost of Earthbag Houses — 10 Comments

  1. Saw one of these being built on Animal planet Building of the Grid , although they never told how much it cost it was 750 sq.ft.in Arizona and it was plenty spacious for two people and came out amazing!

  2. Hello. My name is michael liptsey looking for to build two story home in coober pedy s.a sandbag home how much will it cost and could you contact myself on 0886 725573 and needing someone to help build someone who knows how it works please contact me on above number thank you so kindly regards mike.

  3. Can we see more pictures of the low cost earthbag house. And maybe a source for the .20 bags. What I’ve found on lots of sites is lots of general information, but when it comes to sharing specifics, well, I realize that people are in business, but it sure would help us low income folks to be able to get access to the items mentioned. Thanks

    • The roundhouse would look something like this, except with a living roof: Earthbag Roundhouse

      It’s very simple — just a round earthbag building with one main room, bathroom, one exterior door and windows. We’re going to build one in April during a workshop.

      Here’s the link to the recommended roofing system: Reciprocal roofs

      The 20 cent bags are an estimated price of what you could probably negotiate with farmers who have excess feed bags. Many grains and feed products come in these polypropylene bags. Just ask around at feed stores, etc.

      We provide hundreds of pages of free info on our websites. No one else to my knowledge even comes close to providing all these things for free. Keep looking and you’ll find almost everything you need to build, including the specifics you’re looking for.

      Our websites include:
      Green Home Building.com
      GRISB.org
      EarthbagBuilding.com
      Earthbag Building Blog
      Earthbag House Plans
      GRISB Blog

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