In the arid valleys of southern Tunisia’s Djebel Dahar region, people have lived for centuries in underground houses whose earthen casing provides protection against searing summer heat and winter winds. But in recent decades, rural depopulation has meant fewer people live in the homes.
Hassan shares his gorgeous natural buildings at Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage and the philosophy behind them.
“How to make an earthship from earthbags? A South African friend of mine asked me to design an earthbag house for him for his site in Portugal.
I am Chinmay Pareek working under the name of BRZEE STUDIO BY SAOSHYANT SOLUTIONS here in India. We made this farmhouse for a client.
“My name is Cheikh Pape Cissé, I am a former Peace Corps volunteer and now a community developer in Illinois. I first got interested in earthbag building in 2009 when I was researching ways to build a home for low cost.
“A 100 Mile Home is Eugene’s first permitted residence with a natural light straw/clay wall system, and it’s being built at Emerald Village Eugene!