Earthship home

Collection by The Virtually Amish Homestead


We are starting our home building process this spring.

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tires & rammed earth as excellent "building blocks"--

Tire Wall earthships

Earthship Construction

Earthship tours, straw bale classes workshops, green living sustainability center in rural Ohio featuring an Earthship (tire house), strawbale buildings, workshops on straw bale building, llama trekking. Individual and group tours available.

The step by step building of an eco house - made with bottles, soda cans, old tires and cement.


Sustainable Architecture, Building school, Eco housing, Evolved homes, sustainability, self sufficiency, Michael Reynolds, green housing

Earthship Tire Wall - uses tires instead of strawbales. Both are excellent designs and saves alot of building costs.

Earthship Tire Wall

850 tires went into this wall to form an awesome thermal mass that kept the building cool in spite of high temperatures outside. The family spent last summer pounding earth into the interior of each tire. Since the tires are free including free delivery on flat bed trucks this is the way to go if you have lots of time and less money. The design does not quite follow the traditional U shape of the earth design but is long and flat for passive heating in the winter and a greenhouse effect for…

Each Earthship is outfitted with one or two greenhouses that grow crops year-round, no matter the climate. This means you can feed yourself with only the plants growing inside of your house.

10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are F!#%ing Awesome

Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world. See for yourself!

Earthship+Packages | Earthship Information – BuildItSolar: Solar energy projects for Do

Earthship+Packages | Earthship Information – BuildItSolar: Solar energy projects for Do

Brighton Earthship

An earthship home in Brighton, UK. Photos by London Permaculturists. More info. here. Learn more about earthships here.

Earthships: Homes for a sustainable future | Over Grow The System

Glass bottles catching the sunlight cast many hues in this beautiful Earthship interior.

Concept de la maison recyclée par Michael Reynolds - Floriane Lemarié

Glass bottles catching the sunlight cast many hues in this beautiful Earthship interior.

Use brick under earthen floor for thermal mass... clever. There are lots of discarded bricks at the tip.

October 2012 – earthen acres

2 posts published by danielleacres during October 2012

Earthship Biotecture: Hut Kitchen. An indoor garden right off the kitchen and a tree in your house?...of course lol.

EARTHSHIP BIOTECTURE - Updated 2020 Prices & Villa Reviews (Taos, NM) - Tripadvisor

Book Earthship Biotecture, Taos on Tripadvisor: See 107 traveler reviews, 166 candid photos, and great deals for Earthship Biotecture, ranked #4 of 16 specialty lodging in Taos and rated 4.5 of 5 at Tripadvisor.

Moon to Moon: The Phoenix Earthship.....

The Pheonix Earthship.....

Phoenix Earth ship Phoenix Earthship Kitchen Earthship sitting room : my absolute dream room ...

The Knot - Your Personal Wedding Planner

Everything you need to plan your wedding, literally! Wedding dresses, planning tools, wedding ideas, inspiration, photos, plus the best wedding vendors.

serenity space dressed in blue ready for a silk carpet, pillows and bound words on paper -- imagine candles lighting all the lil'windows at eventide

Vitreosity: The Bottle Wall, revisited