Between 2009 and 2011, Hubert and Julien built five earthbag structures on the tropical island of Koh Phangan, Southern Thailand. The structures include two darkroom meditation domes, a large 2-room fortress-like toolshed (roughly 1100 earthbags and over 50 metric tons of dirt were used) and a spacious, minimalist, and rather luxurious “cave” house that artfully combines granite, wood and earth.
“I’ve started doing youtube updates on our earthbag earthship on our youtube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxL6Ldw2ehVAnvv2mH75htQ. Also, we’re going to be having another workshop on building high-quality, low-cost structures (including earthbag buildings) on September 23rd and 24th at Bottom Leaf Intentional Community, details at http://sustainablelifeschool.com. Thanks, Morgan.
I woke up the other day with a new idea for online training to help people build their own small sustainable homes. If five or more couples/households sign up for this training program then I could guide them through the building process for a reasonable fee over the Internet using email and Skype.
“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
“This message was inspired by Earth Day and Buddha’s birthday… Mother Earth in jeopardy and refugee crises abound, are you beginning to feel it is surreal? Corporate interests increase their militaristic stranglehold on every available aspect of life itself, and we still don’t know what time it is. Time to go the other way.