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Here are some links to web sites offering supplementary information about underground buildings, earth sheltered homes, earth bermed houses and earth friendly living: R.C. Smoot Construction Buliding earth shelterd homes since 1982.
Xypex - Concrete Waterproofing, Repairs, Protection & Durability Enhancement. Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth - Xypex Admixture specified for environmentally sustainable earth-sheltered homeXypex Admix C-1000NF has been utilised as part of a concrete waterproofing solution for a new environmentally sustainable Earth-Sheltered home in regional Victoria. Earth Sheltered Homes provide a low allergy, energy efficient and climate-controlled dwelling, whilst maximising existing surface space.
April 6th, 2011 | Published in Architecture | 1 Comment | by Fifi By the japanese coast, this building includes a private museum, a guest house and a resort. It is thought as a wide free organic space in which rooms can be closed or in continuity to each other around a patio.
“In a hole in a ground lived a hobbit .
John Hait writes; My first earth-sheltered house, an underground geodesic dome was partially complete when the truckload of insulation my colleagues and I had ordered arrived.
Biogas is a clean and efficient fuel.
When ancient people wanted to be safe from zombies, wild animals, and other enemies, they would locate their homes in difficult to access places.
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This site is the ongoing story of our house design and construction project.
Peter Roberts has been building a unique dome structure in the woods and is sharing it with us. I discovered Peter when he posted a picture on the Tiny House Blog’s Facebook page . Peter’s inspiration came from throwing giant pots.
Recently I've become fascinated with houses. In fact, I've started to get the urge to build my own.
This invention relates to dome-shaped structures, and more particularly to domed-shaped structure suitable for use as toy igloos, or beach or camping shelters. Various domed-shaped structures have been proposed for use as toy igloos, as well as for other uses including beach shelters to protect from sun and sand, or as a camping shelter in lieu of a tent. For example, U.S.
Bill Lishman's unique underground house was the culmination of years of research and countless hours of design. Why build underground?
The invention has to do with the construction of hollow domed structures, such as the igloo, which are used for human habitation and storage in areas abounding in ice and snow but which are sparsely provided with construction materials such as wood.