Hi Owen, We are building one of your home designs near Gainesville, Florida. It’s this one (http://www.dreamgreenhomes.com/plans/roundhouse-dome-cluster.htm) with straight walls, not domed. It’s a permitted/coded build. The project already has county approval, and we’re gearing up for a workshop to start the actual earthbag part of construction.
“Finishing up the “Earthbagging” of Bryson’s bedroom and keeping track of the expenses so far.”
“Are you looking for a DIY construction technique for building an affordable earthquake-, flood-, and bullet-resistant home? Look no further.
“Greetings! I am reaching out to say hello as a fellow earth builder! I have looked through the Earthbag Building.com site and even downloaded your PDF book a few years back. Excellent resources! I also wanted so share my project. I am from Connecticut and was working in Honduras as an English teacher from 2012-2014. … Read more
“Reciprocal frame roofs are highly regarded in the natural building community though there is a limited amount of information about them on the internet. Resources that we’ve found helpful are listed at the bottom of this post. There is evidence of similar structures dating back to antiquated castles of Japan and Eskimo huts, though I have yet to find images of these.