“Hello Owen, We’re excited to announce a new venture to produce structural masonry from diverted excavation right at the building site. Rather than haul off the excavation then import building materials, we think it makes sense to repurpose the waste material into building materials used right at the construction site.
Jake Filling Earthbags with Machine
“I thought about and researched what bag material would be the best to use and what would be the easiest way to fill it with minimal help. Most of what I saw on the internet for earthbag building was a large group of hippies with coffee cans filling earthbags (in my opinion) very slowly or people using various stands to hold open and fill individual bags and place them one at a time.
Natural Edge Wood and Tour of Mud and Wood House
“Colin Ritchie collects trees that have blown down in storms, gets them milled and turns them into beautifully sculptural furniture, from beds to kitchen units, leaving a natural edge on the wood. You can bring personality and nature into any home by using this technique.”
Bryson’s $4650 Earthbag Bedroom – Full Version Movie
“If you’ve got some time, you can watch the full version of the building of Bryson’s Earthbag Bedroom from start to finish all in one setting.”
Support Malawi Earthbag Projects
“Thank you Owen for this great development. Together with the Roscher Youth Development Centre in Rumphi, Malawi, I built a wonderful prototype of sandbag house last year, which now is impressing and convincing everyone about construction with earthbags (http://supportmalawi.org/en/projects/58-sandbaghouse). Aaand we now almost finished a first house for a teacher’s family.
Earthbag Dome Home in Hungary
“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…