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Summary of Earthquake Resistant Earthbag Building Methods

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015:

We’ve posted quite a few blog posts over the years about how to reinforce earthbag buildings. Due to the earthquake in Nepal, we’re getting lots of questions about reinforced earthbag methods for earthquake regions. The following list will save people lots of time searching our blog and websites. Watch for more news on this topic […]  Read more from > Summary of Earthquake Resistant Earthbag Building Methods

UN Promoting Green Homes in Nepal

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015:

GREEN HOMES – PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE HOUSING IN NEPAL “This three year (2013-1015) project funded by the European Union aims at promoting sustainable housing technologies and services to contribute towards mitigating climate change and reducing poverty through creation of green jobs and moving towards a green economy.  Read more from > UN Promoting Green Homes in Nepal

Earthbag Building: Potential Trillion Dollar Market

Monday, May 18th, 2015:

Yesterday I wrote to the two largest industry associations that are related to earthbag building — the Geosynthetics Society and the Textile Bag and Packaging Association. The Geosynthetics Society is the professional organization that represents engineers who design large earthbag projects for highways, railroads, erosion control, mining, marine facilities and many other industrial applications. The […]  Read more from > Earthbag Building: Potential Trillion Dollar Market

Sindhupalchok’s Sorrow

Sunday, May 17th, 2015:

“The hard-hit district is losing hope despite being so close to the capital. The Arniko Highway coils eastwards from Kathmandu towards the Chinese border at Kodari. Every settlement, every bazar, every village along the way has been flattened.  Read more from > Sindhupalchok’s Sorrow