“The previous construction experience in Community Health Centre and Community Centre Buildings became a great source of learning for JVF-Nepal. It was from these construction experiences that the architect started exploring best-suited technology for the site location and opted for Earthbag Technology instead of the traditional construction method. Ar. Magar utilized his Australian stay in […] Read more from > Another Earthbag School in Nepal Nears Completion
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“We are H.O.M.E.Farm.org, a farm, homestead, permaculture demonstration site, and self-sufficiency classroom. H.O.M.E. is an acronym for Holistically Organized Multidisciplinary Endeavors. Quite a name, huh? We hope you can learn from us and share with us what you know, as we pursue our Homesteading Adventure.” Read more from > H.O.M.E.org
“Women from La Paz filmed themselves and tell their story about them building houses for their marginal children.” Note the earthbag domes and cobblestone floors they are building. Their floor technique is particularly interesting. Read more from > Bioconstruction Women of La Paz
Lots of readers ask how long it takes to build with earthbags. Well, that’s difficult to answer because the strength of workers varies and every job is different. But it’s good to have an approximate figure to work with for planning purposes. Read more from > How Long Does it Take to Build with Earthbags?
An earthbag training center for teachers in Nepal from Eco-Logis on Vimeo. “A short video presenting First Step Himalaya, NGO who is building a training center for teachers in rural Nepal (Sindhupalchok district). They decided to build with earthbags: an economical, ecological & quick technique. Read more from > Update: An Earthbag Training Center for Teachers in Nepal
“The dOMe hOMe is based on Sacred Geometry principles, fibonacci sequences and deep ecology. Read more from > dOMe hOMe Earth Temple