Jake vs the Earthship part 8

“The back mass wall is up to the 7th course of bags and another course of foam insulation is about to start. In the video I show how the geotextile is woven through the mass wall making it monolithic. This … Continue reading →

10 Amazing Underground Homes

So which one is your favorite? My favorite underground house in this video is the Estate Lattenstrasse in Switzerland. It’s not only super beautiful, it’s also energy efficient thanks to being underground and insulated with recycled glass foam insulation. More … Continue reading →

A Tiny Underground House (plans)

“Only 320 square feet in area, the house offers all a person needs at a modest cost. (I once spent 2 happy years in a 225 sq. ft. house.) Energy-efficient, silent, dry, and easy on the land. Floor plan, elevation, … Continue reading →

Underground PAHS House: Stone Wing V6

“Design on the stone wing concept is being revived after a brief hiatus. My underground home project is growing to include a sunroom / atrium entryway that will give more exposure for PAHS efficiency, and the overall layout has changed … Continue reading →

Underhill – The Magical Hobbit-Like Eco Cave House

“This week we visit Underhill, an incredible hobbit-home like, eco-cave house built into a hillside. The off-the-grid house is cleverly constructed to resemble a cave. With no electricity in the house, the stone, wood and rustic features truly make you … Continue reading →

How to Build Your Own Underground Home

Free ebook on Scribd: How to Build Your Own Underground Home, 2nd edition, 212 pages, by Ray G. Scott. He’s authored three previous books about underground houses. Scott explains how you can cut your heating cost 75% in an underground … Continue reading →