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Interior of an earthship

Earthship Green Homes: Life Without Bills?



Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world.

Brighton_Earthship_entrance - Passive solar/greenhouse Facade that could perhaps be added to an ordinary home. (Don't like the funky angles, but this is the beginning of the right idea.

Earthships can be built in any part of the world, in any climate and still provide electricity, potable water, contained sewage treatment and sustainable food production.  An Earthship is a type of passive solar house that is made of both natural and upcycled materials (such as earth-packed tires).  Earthships are thermal mass homes first, passive solar homes second.

Touch the Earth Ranch - aerospace engineer and architectural designer in Colorado, designs tire houses.

Earthship space

Euro Earthship Kitchen Living: See the bottles surrounding the beautiful arching glass doorway. That doorway leads out to the greenhouse area. Dream come true.

mike reynolds, earth houses | solar gain l 225x300 Earthship Workshop with Michael Reynolds

Solar Gain, indoor grey water watering system for garden, off-grid and sustainable. park of an earthship mayabe

The Solar House: Passive Heating and Cooling

Passive solar heating and passive coolingapproaches known as natural conditioningprovide comfort throughout the year by reducing, or eliminating, the need for fossil fuel. Yet while heat from sunlight

All I can think is how amazing that window seat would be as part of a rocket stove! Instant heated seats :) love it!

Family Alcove- Central Fire pit or table lazy- susan, a Rocket Stove with a flue running through the benches or floor as thermal mass would make a nice Rocket Mass Heater system (RMH).