background preloader

Earthbag Timelapse

Earthbag Timelapse
Related:  Earthbag Building

Earthbag Building Index Our Approach: 7 Stages to Sustainability (7SS) Building sustainable futures from the ground up At the foundation of Empowerment WORKS, 7 Stages to Sustainability (7SS) is a collaboration road map, an Asset Based Community-driven Development (ABCD) framework, philosophy of self-determination and an educational curriculum empowering communities to build sustainable futures from the ground up. In short, 7 Stages to Sustainability is a tool to transform poverty into prosperity in the world's most economically challenged communities. And, modeling the way nature creates, the 7SS pattern is universal and used world-wide to catalyze innovation in business, technology, music and even movies. Therefore, to strengthen coherence and meaningful collaboration across all sectors of society - and thus unite much more of humanity in local solutions, Empowerment WORKS is dedicated to scaling this approach through Partners in Empowerment (PIE) and related tools. . 7SS as a Framework for Participatory Community Development Stages 1-3: THE INTERNAL FOCUS

Earthbag House Plans - Small, Affordable, Sustainable 12 Most Amazing Bionic Buildings 12 Most Amazing Bionic Buildings sciencetech” /> This is a guest post written by Andy Boyd Have you ever pictured what the high-rise buildings of the future might look like? If so, you’re not alone. One 21st Century movement (among others) which may give an indication as to what future architecture will look like, is bionic architecture; a movement which is more in tune with the natural earth. Bionic architecture ignores the traditional rectangular format of buildings that we’ve been used to for so long and instead takes its design cues from the curved lines of biological structures and the natural world. So, without further ado, here’s a look at some of the most incredible examples of bionic architecture and some of the leading bionic architects in the world. Anti-Smog Building, Paris Anti-Smog Building This is one of the projects from Vincent Callebaut, a young French architect who is making some serious waves in the world of bionic architecture. The Ascent at Roebling Bridge, Cincinnati

Natural Building Blog Inicio - Superadobe Cal-Earth Earth house | Natural Building Tiny Earthbag Homes = Low Cost To Build And Own Earthbag homes can take on many different sizes and shapes such as straight walls or curved. The roof can also be made of earthbag but only for smaller structures. Green roofs and timber roofs are also often used. Here is an in-depth step by step on how to build yourself an earthbag home. It’s possible that an earthbag home could be used for folks interested in living small. Once you own land in a no codes / no restrictions area, you have some flexibility to do such a neat build. How to Build Dirt Cheap Houses The following list summarizes some of the potential savings from using natural building materials and alternative construction methods. If you’re wondering why they’re not more widely used, it’s because contractors, banks, realtors and others in the housing industry make more profit from the current system. It’s up to you to get informed and switch to a sustainable lifestyle. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Triple Dome Survival Shelter April 12, 2011 by Owen Geiger Triple Dome Survival Shelter (click to enlarge) Specifications: Three 16′ interior diameter domes with 603 sq. ft. interior, 3 sleeping lofts with 312 sq. ft., total 915 sq. ft. interior, one bedroom, one bath, Footprint: 38′ x 38′ Description: This Triple Dome Survival Shelter provides much more space than my first earthbag survival shelter. This design is for long term survival for a family. It is earthquake and fire resistant, bullet and nuclear fallout resistant. Like this: Like Loading...

La Casa Vergara This residence was designed by José Andrés Vallejo and built in Bogotá, Colombia in just 5 months, early in 2011. Architecture in Balance is a design platform that specializes in sustainable architectural solutions. Architecture in Balance implements alternative technologies, construction of low environmental impact, integrating contemporary design to create innovative projects and balanced environments. The design of La Casa Vergara explores the potential of seismic resistance with superadobe as the construction technology and contemprary design. The superadobe uses three elements: earth/concrete, tubular bags and barbed wire.

Build-It-Solar Blog: Earthbag Construction I added a new (small) section on Earthbag home construction here... This was prompted by seeing a TV program on the home of Kelly and Rosanna Hart in Colorado. Its an earthbag house that they constructed themselves over a three year period. The house is beautifully done with with each room hand crafted for its purpose. The home uses a lightweight volcanic rock for the bag fill in order to increase the insulation value. The outer covering of the house (over the earthbags) is papercrete. Total cost of the house was $49,900 including land and a solar electric system! The and the Earthbag Building book that are listed are both quite good -- lots of hands on material. The TV program mentioned above is Offbeat America, season 3, episode 1 on The Travel Channel -- it has a nice 10 minute tour of the house. Gary

Building a house in Super Adobe at a ridiculous cost 8700 euros pour 50m2 et en plus c’est beau ! Les maisons en super Adobe par Nader Khalili ! Dans les pays occidentaux, le secteur du bâtiment est énergétivore et fortement émetteur de gaz à effet de serre. – Comme dans les églises, la structure en dôme permet, par gravité, le maintien de l’ensemble de la structure. Nader Khalili est un architecte irano-américain qui a travaillé sur l’architecture lunaire dans les années 80 et a développé des constructions en sacs de sable, qu’il appelle « Super Adobe ». Le concept de maison en sacs de terre permet d’utiliser des produits locaux (terre trouvée sur place) et à un coût dérisoire. Cette maison, un vrai bunker, est presque indestructible. Les sacs de terre ou de sable sont d’ailleurs utilisés par l’armée comme abris anti-obus, mais aussi pour lutter contre les inondations. L’écodom (technique « SuperAdobe ») est une maison entièrement recyclable, isolante, anti-sismique, et à un coût quasi nul. Il reçoit le prix Aga Kahn d’Architecture en 2004.

House sandbags from 50 m2 to 8700 euros - Blog Danactu resistance Dans les pays occidentaux, le secteur du bâtiment est énergétivore et fortement émetteur de gaz à effet de serre. De plus, construire une maison engloutie les budgets des ménages. Le concept de maison en sacs de terre permet d'utiliser des produits locaux (terre trouvée sur place) et à un coût dérisoire. Les sacs peuvent être remplis de terre, de sable (ou autre matériau), en fonction des ressources disponibles localement. Cette maison, un vrai bunker, est presque indestructible. En secteurs fortement déboisés (Haïti, Afrique subsahélienne etc.) le concept d'EcoDome apporte un avantage majeur : sa construction ne nécessite pas de bois (pas de charpente). De la lune à la terre... - Olivier Nader Khalili est un architecte irano-américain qui a travaillé sur l'architecture lunaire dans les années 80 et a développé des constructions en sacs de sable, qu'il appelle "Super Adobe". - "The real form of poverty is the poverty of hope. "Je n'ai rien inventé. Maison en sacs de terre Les fondations