Yakhchal: Ancient Refrigerators

Gotta love the Internet as a bottomless source of incredible ideas. Today’s post is about the ancient ice storage structures in Persia. You can find this and many more articles about traditional earth building at Earth Architecture. “By 400 BC, … Continue reading →

Earthbag Cisterns

Since water is vital to life, and there is increasing scarcity of clean drinking water in much of the world, it makes sense to store this precious resource and use it wisely. Earthbags in combination with ferrocement offer a number … Continue reading →