“Eco-dome Morocco is an ambition that draws both in the basic design of the American-Iranian architect Nader Khalili and the rich Moroccan heritage in earth-based construction. This perfect combination is our main source of inspiration to give our buildings a new architectural and structural sense: buildings that respect the environment, adapt to the environment but mostly emanate from the environment; And because it is believed that human comfort lies in its return to nature, Eco-dôme Maroc is there to ensure this first step.”
“Alexis Lamoureux was looking for affordable housing for himself and his girlfriend Lotte van Riel when he rediscovered his great aunt’s old troglodyte home for sale by the local government in Amboise, France.
“Jeanine Pfeiffer is a university science professor who moved into a shuttle bus to become carbon neutral.”
“The earthbag school we’re building is a 1,065 sq. ft. facility that will meet the needs of a small community in Juticalpa, Honduras.
“Earth is the mother of all building materials. It’s plentiful, non-toxic, inexpensive and can create beautiful, comfortable living spaces. This webpage supports the book “House of Earth” with pictures, videos, news and articles. Get inspired, learn and get muddy.
We’ve published several blog posts about earthbag houses in Malawai over the years. The big news in this most recent story is an NGO has created a fund for ongoing construction of earthbag houses in flood prone areas. They’ve realized a certain number of houses built of light weight materials are destroyed every year by floods, so now they have created a fund to rebuild some of them with earthbags.