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Archive for September, 2008

Earthbags Gone Wild in the Philippines!

Thursday, September 18th, 2008:

Mainly through the efforts of Illiac Diaz, a charismatic entrepenuer/actor/model/athlete, the Philippines has been home to some very innovative public works utilizing earthbags. Illiac discovered the benefits of this technology several years ago at Nader Khaili’s CalEarth Institute in Hesperia, California, and has been promoting earthbag building in the Philippines ever since. Diaz is the […]  Read more from > Earthbags Gone Wild in the Philippines!

The Billboard Earthbag Project

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2008:

Each year the Society for Environmental Graphic Design sponsors a contest to recognize the best in environmental graphic design.  This year’s Juror’s Award went to Norman Lee and Charles Houser for their Billboard Earthbag Project. The designers say: “Because most conventional sandbags are fabricated from polypropylene, they are very vulnerable to UV rays and quickly […]  Read more from > The Billboard Earthbag Project