Earthbag Training and Testing at Santa Clara University, CA

Patti Stouter of Build Simple, Inc. has been testing earthbags and writing technical reports for the last several years in an effort to improve strength of earthbag buildings in seismic areas. She asked me to forward the following announcement. … Continue reading →

School in Phulping, Sindhupalchok District, Nepal Retrofitted with Earthbags

The first of its kind earthbag school in Nepal has steel posts embedded inside an earthbag wall. The steel framed school was retrofitted with 3-meter long heavy duty polypropylene earthbag tubes filled with soil. … Continue reading →

Mulkharka School Earthbag Rebuilding Project – Nepal

MULKHARKA SCHOOL EARTHBAG REBUILDING PROJECT from YuCha on Vimeo. “This short film by YuCha shows the post-earthquake reconstruction of the school of Mulkharka, a small village in the district of Sindhupalchok, Nepal, using the earthbag technique. YuCha works in partnership … Continue reading →

Samaritan’s Purse Planning 500 Earthbag Houses in Nepal

“Nepal’s April 2015 earthquake destroyed 91 of the 97 homes in Kumari Maya Tamang’s village a two-hour drive on bumpy and winding dirt roads from Kathmandu. … Continue reading →

OpEdNews: Earthquake-Resistant in the Himalayas

“My guest today is Kateryna Zemskova, CEO and co-founder of Good Earth Nepal. Joan Brunwasser: Welcome to OpEdNews, Kateryna. I’m quite sure that most of our readers have not heard of your organization. Can you tell us a bit about … Continue reading →