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The California Institute of Earth Art and Architecture is a 501 (C)3 non-profit/ charitable foundation at the cutting edge of Earth and Ceramic Architecture ...


  • I would think these are much better than the shipping containers as homes idea.

    Relief Initiatives — CalEarth 08 Feb '18, 4pm

    After the earthquake in October 2005 in northern Pakistan, CalEarth partnered with the SASI Foundation to form the CalEarth Pakistan initiative. According to SASI, hundreds of refugees were trained hands-on, as well as national and international NGOs and military emergency relief unit...

  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MAY 5, 2015 Superadobe/Earthbag Orphanage Withstands Nepal Earthquake — CalEarth 23 Sep '17, 6pm

    Cal-Earth Low-cost Sustainable Earthen Housing Solutions Proved Effective and Safe in Earthquakes Hesperia, Calif., May 5, 2015 -- Cal-Earth Institute today announced they received confirmation that the Superadobe/Earthbag orphanage project built for the Pegasus Children’s Project in ...

  • Excited for a tour next month. Visit — CalEarth

    Visit — CalEarth 13 Aug '17, 12pm

    Held the first Saturday of every month (except August and in cases of snow/fire that shut down the Cajon Pass section of the 15 freeway). Cal-Earth has held these open houses now for over a twenty years, and every year more people come to experience it for themselves, and to teach the...

  • PERMACULTURE CERTIFICATION COMBINED TRAINING @Cal-earth Hesperia October 16-28, 2017

    Detail -Permaculture — CalEarth 01 Oct '17, 8pm

    Cal-Earth Institute and Midwest Permaculture are combining their recognized and established certificate trainings for a rare and powerful learning opportunity. Having delivered over 60 PDC courses, Midwest Permaculture is an internationally recognized provider of quality permaculture ...

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    At CalEarth — CalEarth 16 Jun '17, 2pm

    Earth One is a 2,000 sq. ft home including 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a 2 car garage in a 9 vault design. Earth One was fully permitted by the building department and received a residency permit in the City of Hesperia in 2007. The walls are built with SuperAdobe and the slabs are st...

  • Superadobe Online Workshop Series — CalEarth 29 Jun '17, 11pm

    Hello CalEarth friends! We have so much exciting news to share. After many months of work we are thrilled to announce our Superadobe Online Workshop Series. For those looking for hands-on demonstrations and lectures, this 12-part video series includes nearly 7 hours of classes. This p...

  • About Nader Khalili - Cal-Earth 29 Aug '16, 2pm

    His six books were written while evolving these techniques and his philosophy of architecture. He wrote Racing Alone and Ceramic Houses and Earth Architecture: How to Build Your Own while developing the Geltaftan “Earth and Fire” system for building Ceramic houses; Sidewalks on the Mo...

  • Worldwide — CalEarth 05 Feb '17, 10am

    The images below represent a small sample of the SuperAdobe projects worldwide built by CalEarth alumni or using CalEarth technology and designs. SuperAdobe domes and vaults have been built in at least 49 countries on 6 continents and the list continues to grow. These projects range f...

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