Best Building System for Florida

Email question: “We are in the process of relocating to NE Florida, and would like to build a home with alternative building materials. It would seem that straw bale homes are not the best solution for Zone 9 [ed: due … Continue reading →

Permitted Earthbag Dome Home in Florida

Breaking news: an engineer in Florida has just gained approval for the first permitted earthbag dome in Florida. They charged only $800 and are eager to do more green building in the future. They modified my Enviro Dome design to … Continue reading →

Earthbag in Gainesville, Texas

I found these pics on Inspiration Green and have been unable to find more information. The photos are by Justin Martin. Please leave a comment if you know more about this home. It’s a good example of a house many … Continue reading →