“As a little girl, and a young woman, I always dreamed of building my own house someday but I never had a specific desire for it. I knew that the right house would come along at the right time and with the right partner, and we’d build something that fit our needs, together. Read more from > Building with Earthbags and Adobe/Cob
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“We would like to tell you about our very exciting Earthbag build project in Nepal. We are a New Zealand registered charity providing quality early childhood and school support projects in rural Nepal. Our projects have been so successful that we now want to offer training to as many teachers as possible. Therefore, we are […] Read more from > Volunteer on Earthbag Build in Nepal
Reader question: “Has anyone determined the safety of bags manufactured in China, vs the US? I have read reports of bag failure even after the bags were kept covered. Is it known if the bag failures are from the manufacturing materials or the percentage of UV protection the covering material provides? Read more from > Problems with Earthbags from China?
The following article was written by Meinhaj Hussain. 8/11/2014 Meinhaj Hussain, email@example.com “So Gaza has suffered and is suffering massive targeted genocide. Large swathes of Gaza look like Dresden. How can we rebuild with a blockade? Earthbag houses may be one solution. All one needs is earth and readily available bags. Read more from > Rebuilding Gaza with Earthbag Homes
I’ve been corresponding with a long time reader about how to develop low cost natural building training courses. The idea is to provide a range of free and low cost training materials that instructors can choose from to develop training programs for students. Kelly and I have already made a pretty good start with our […] Read more from > Free Training Materials for Natural Builders
“The Mahali Project was our first project that utilized the earthbag building technique. Its Located in the Eastern Region of Ghana near the Township of Akosombo on a beautiful site set on the banks of the Volta River with Mountain Views and just a short canoe ride away from Ghana’s Hydroelectric Dam. Read more from > The Mahali Project