“When it comes to green architecture, many recycled things come to our mind from clay houses to PET bottle construction. One example of such environment friendly architecture is the world’s first Plastic Bottle Village located on Isla Colón in Panama. The entire village is made from over a million recycled PET bottles. Built on 83-acres of tropical jungle, the village consists of nearly 120 houses and a lodge.
Earthbag EcoRancho Update
“Our EcoRanchos are well under way to be finished on the exterior and interior (Lime based Plaster). Missing are the stairs (access to the Lofts) and some other details before we proceed with inner finishings and decor. Towards the end of the Video we show also our other two (2) earlier structures (Adobe Staff House and our Majestic Dome). Our Majestic Dome will be completed after the EcoRanchos. A 4th Dome structure and many other Videos can be seen our website.”
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-GtklTVKMFY&w=560&h=315] “We started these EcoRanchos back in August 2011 and we are making steady progress since then. Here’s an update we posted on YouTube today. We are placing regular updates on our webpage on the building progress and hopefully we have the structures under roof by mid April 2012!” Best regards. Walter A. Hutterli … Read more