This boulder house combines numerous really good ideas – earthbags, lower cost lightweight insulating material such as rice hulls, option of mixing the hulls with a stabilizer such as lime or cement for greater moisture protection, a bamboo or sapling frame to support the bags, and durable plaster to give the structure long lasting protection.
S. Samyuktha’s new house under construction at Valukkaparai is a little different from the usual – it has no bricks or cement. An architect by profession, Samyuktha was always interested in sustainable architecture and implemented the concept of Earthbag construction for her house.
I just wanted to write to let you know that we’ll be hosting an earthbag root cellar workshop on April 21st and 22nd at Bottom Leaf Intentional Community, 1 hour N. of Asheville, NC.
“A co-creative community building a sustainable earthbag home: MAY 30 – SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 TAOS, NEW MEXICO This workshop: we envision a diverse collective of people, women and men, young and old, experienced and inexperienced in building skills, joining together to build a sustainable and affordable home on the high desert of northern New Mexico. … Read more
Hello, My husband and I are the managing directors for Delta Wellness Spa Ltd in Portland Jamaica. We just finished the initial testing and renovation phases and are now ready to start the planning phases of a Wellness Center and Spa located on Somerset Falls.
Earthbag Building Workshop at Rishikesh Yogashram, India