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Earthship experience: 8 weeks, 650 tires, thousands of pop cans

Earthship experience: 8 weeks, 650 tires, thousands of pop cans

The two-bedroom house, built in eight weeks last summer, is the latest prototype of an Earthship, a form of self-sustained housing built by Taos, N.M., architect Michael Reynolds. Reynolds, a white-haired hippie, was dubbed the “Garbage Warrior” in a documentary film portraying his iconoclastic approach. In the 1970s, Reynolds started designing bricks out of beer cans. Since then, he has built about a thousand Earthships, scattered around the world. Another thousand have been built by homeowners themselves. “We’re using what the world calls garbage,” Reynolds said in a phone interview. “An auto tire is built very well. It’s a shame to throw it away just when it loses its tread.” To find cast-off tires in specific sizes, Elder and Lund spent nearly a month hand-picking through used tires at car dealerships and at the wrecking yard. About 45 percent of the Miles City Earthsh...

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