Earthen Hand Natural Building Workshops

“This message was inspired by Earth Day and Buddha’s birthday… Mother Earth in jeopardy and refugee crises abound, are you beginning to feel it is surreal? Corporate interests increase their militaristic stranglehold on every available aspect of life itself, and … Continue reading →

Earth Houses of Vilcabamba, Ecuador

I heard about rammed earth and adobe houses of Vilcabamba in a tourism video of Ecuador. Vilcabamba is famous for its natural beauty, perfect climate and high percentage of centenarians. Intrigued, I did some searching around on the Internet and … Continue reading →

A Whole Town Runs On Solar, Uses Gray Water…In the Middle of a Wildlife Preserve

“This town is trying to model a new kind of independent housing community that actually protects endangered environments and creates income for its residents at the same time.” … Continue reading →

Earthbag Building Philippines

“I have been interested in building techniques for a few years, with dreams of one day building a small castle. A conversation with Louis, a Dutch friend, introduced me to earthbag building techniques. Essentially, this involves filling rice bags with … Continue reading →

Earthbag Meeting Center in Madurai, India is Complete

“Good Earth Nepal sponsored and constructed an Earthbag Meeting Center/Canteen at Anna University Campus in Madurai, India, which is now complete. This project serves as a sustainable building model for the future generation of engineers who study on campus. … Continue reading →