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Basalt Reinforced Domes

Monday, October 27th, 2014:

I’m not a fan of concrete monolithic domes, but the use of basalt roving reinforcement is an interesting technique that could be used with other building methods. It’s very strong and doesn’t rust. Consider using it in hurricane and earthquake zones.  Read more from > Basalt Reinforced Domes

Low Cost Recycled Earthbags

Friday, October 10th, 2014:

Hello, would you and your earthbag associates, Mr. Hart and Ms. Stouter, be willing to add us as a source for used 50lb feed bag earthbags? 100% of the money goes to Humanity for Horses, an animal rescue sanctuary in the Mount Shasta area. They have horses, of course, but also burros, llamas, alpacas, […]  Read more from > Low Cost Recycled Earthbags

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