Green School Bali has won the Zayed Future Energy Prize in the Global High Schools category, Asia region. The announcement was made at the annual Zayed Future Energy Prize awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi on Monday, 16 January, 2017.
“Lindsey is building an Off Grid Sustainable Earthbag Artist Community in the desert of Joshua Tree, California.”
“Lisa Starr wanted to create a sustainable life for herself so she moved to Joshua Tree, California and built an Earthbag dome home that she now lives in called Bonita Domes.”
Very good video about building earthbag domes that shows half a dozen or so innovative ideas I haven’t seen before. I can’t think of another video or project where I’ve seen so many new interesting building tips. So hat’s off to The Roundtable that’s building these domes in Uganda.
“Hello Owen, As you can see finally my first alone project has finished, hoorraayy!!. I want to say thank you for your guidance at the beginning and also I wanted to tell you that your book sometimes gave me that little help too because to reflect my knowledge and to see the things again in your book gave me a real help in times when I was not sure anymore what to do, not because I don’t know the things, because when my fear is coming up that I maybe can’t make it because it’s my first project with nobody around me who knows something about earthbag. So this was a quite heavy pressure for me because the people expected much and my building group knew nothing. In those moments your book was a real help because it was like talking with somebody who knows…
“Ayal Bryant from Barro Vivo CR told Inhabitat because they live in a relatively hot and dry climate, where they receive about 3 months of rain and the rest of the year is pretty much dry, they wanted to build a house that would remain cool during the day without air-conditioning or fans. “So we decided to go for super adobe mainly because of its thermal properties but also because one of how it feels almost primal to live within,” she said.