Rebecca Weitzel and Jeff Waschkowski live in a buried home in Omaha, Nebraska and while winters temperatures can hit negative 30 degrees (record lows), inside the home is affected by the temperature of the earth, not the air, and mostly fluctuates between 64 and 74°F.
“Forest Gully Farms is a Tennessee food forest, growing organic fruits, nuts, vegetables and herbs. We strive for high diversity amongst our produce to mimic the natural patterns of nature thus creating less need for outside inputs.” – Jon Giffin
“Alexis Lamoureux was looking for affordable housing for himself and his girlfriend Lotte van Riel when he rediscovered his great aunt’s old troglodyte home for sale by the local government in Amboise, France.
“This little house is in a permaculture community and any sales have to be put through Paul Wheaton the owner of the property. For those who love permaculture and don’t want to start with raw land this little place could be perfect!”
“With the roof on the Musart studio, we can safely work inside the building without the rain ruining our work. The gals patch up the bag rips in the basement while the guys start working on the floor frame!”
Please read my comments below this blog post. This project could have been significantly improved by using earthbags instead of wood framing.