“Areas: Ground level 19 square meters (204 square feet) floor area, Upper level 15.5 square meters (167 square feet) floor area
Ferrocement Rainscreen for Earthbag Domes
Domes evolved in deserts, so we recommend extra protection for snowy/wet climates. There are two main approaches: 1. Build a roofed dome. Search our Projects pages at Earthbag Building.com to see several examples. 2. Build a ferrocement rainscreen on the exterior of the dome. The rainscreen is basically an outer cement shell that’s built on top of the dome with about 1″ space between that allows any water that gets through to escape.
Superadobe Earth Dome workshop in Italy
23-29 August, Pontestura, Italy. Vide Terra organizes a 7 days superadobe workshop during which we will build a 1.8m (6feet) internal diameter earth dome with a door and a window opening. The course will be held in English and Italian. The trainers will guide you in the construction of the dome and will share the … Read more
London’s Super Adobe Earth Creature
“London’s Earth Creature is a dome-shaped playscape that was designed and built by eco-build specialists Small Earth and pupils at the Hounslow Heath Infant and Nursery School in just six weeks. The structure, which is made of adobe, was built for the Festival of the World on the South Bank of the River Thames. The playscape is eco-friendly, earthquake resistant and affordable, and it gave the city’s smallest architects an opportunity to learn about one of the world’s best sustainable building materials.”
United Earth Builders Earthbag Dome Workshop
“For anyone looking for an affordable earthbag workshop to attend, United Earth Builders is holding a four-day workshop June 2nd- 5th, 2014. $450. We’ll be working on a small in-progress dome-vault combination structure, with the goal of completing it. Please see flyer for details and email us with questions or to register: firstname.lastname@example.org
Affordable Covered Pool Made with Earthbags
“This summer being scorched under the glaring Texas sun, my wife and I had an idea. We need a swimming pool. Our thoughts were grand, our visions long. Covered, big, deep, beautiful, were some of the adjectives that sprang to mind. It was going to be a thing to behold, our in-ground pool.