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Gravel Bag Walls

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014:

Question from a reader: “Owen, I have started an Earthbag storage area 19×17 as a test project for using earthbags, and I have finished the gravel section about two feet high and I have moved on to using road base, clay, and cinder. Cinder for insulation as your e-book recommends, but it is very time […]  Read more from > Gravel Bag Walls

Koh Phangan Earthbag Home Interior

Sunday, September 21st, 2014:

Freeform earthbag between boulders “This rather luxurious “cave” artfully combines granite, wood and earth. It has a 70 sqm ground floor divided into three rooms on 3 levels, topped by a 20 sqm loft. While the earthbag walls elegantly fill gaps between large boulders, the double roof structure is elliptic in shape and rests on […]  Read more from > Koh Phangan Earthbag Home Interior

Kent’s Earthbag Cabin

Monday, September 15th, 2014:

“It’s finally happening. My little cabin construction project is finally happening. The main building material is earthbag, sometimes called superadobe. Watch this site for our progress! Note that most recent posts are at the top, so chronological order of the blog starts at the bottom!”  Read more from > Kent’s Earthbag Cabin

Earthbag Permaculture Center in Romania

Saturday, September 13th, 2014:

Baza Ulmu permaculture centre from Resilience Images on Vimeo. “Video documentation of Wwoofing experience the county of Maramuresh, Romania. We travellled to Romania in the summer of 2013. Thanks to the wwoofing website wwoof.ro (willing workers on organic farms) we were able to visit one of the first earthbag building sites in the country.  Read more from > Earthbag Permaculture Center in Romania

Larry’s Earthbag House

Sunday, August 31st, 2014:

“Across the hill from my cabin live Larry and Lea Van Arsdale. They are building a BIG earthbag house thirty feet in diameter and thirty feet high! They started a year ago and are still working on it, but they’ve been living in it since last fall. So far it’s two stories high and they […]  Read more from > Larry’s Earthbag House