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Earthbag Village in Russia

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016:

Hello Owen! I’m russian architect and earthbag builder. Recently I’ve made an earthbag village development project that won prise at russian architectural competition. I hope you’ll enjoy its content here: http://izproject.ru/2047-2/ (text is in Russian but there are lots of interesting drawings and photos)  Read more from > Earthbag Village in Russia

Plastic Bottle Village Recycles PET bottles to Build Houses

Friday, May 20th, 2016:

“When it comes to green architecture, many recycled things come to our mind from clay houses to PET bottle construction. One example of such environment friendly architecture is the world’s first Plastic Bottle Village located on Isla Colón in Panama. The entire village is made from over a million recycled PET bottles. Built on 83-acres […]  Read more from > Plastic Bottle Village Recycles PET bottles to Build Houses

Mini-Excavator for Earthbag Building

Thursday, May 19th, 2016:

Anyone considering a large earthbag project should look into the advantages of mechanizing the building process with machinery since construction work by its nature is labor intensive. A foundation trench for instance could be dug by a mini-excavator or backhoe in a few hours versus a week of manual labor. The same trench could be […]  Read more from > Mini-Excavator for Earthbag Building