28 Feb '12, 3pm

Earthships Inspiration: Even now his Earthships are inspiring designers and architects with ideas of self-suffic...

Since the early 70s, Michael Reynolds has been following his vision of sustainable, energy-efficient homes that work alongside Mother Nature. He wrote about the inspiration for his Earthships in a book called, A Coming of Wizards . Despite the psychedelic nature of the visions he experienced, his designs were groundbreaking with their earth-friendly shapes and use of environmentally friendly practices. Even more importantly, his structures are still relevant today. Even now his Earthships are inspiring designers and architects with ideas of self-sufficient

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treehugger.com 29 Feb '12, 12pm

Log cabins , igloos, stone houses , and caves -- historically, most homes were constructed from the materials available in...