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EarthbagBuilding.com

The home page describes why earthbag building is one of the premier technologies for sustainable architecture.

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  • Building: Foundation for SB House in Haiti

    earthbagbuilding.com 28 Dec '15, 7am

    Builders Without Borders’ Haiti team, led by architect Martin Hammer and builder Andy Mueller, completed its first project in March 2011 in Port-au-Prince. BWB’s Ti Kay Pay (Small Straw House) is the first straw bale building in Haiti. Rubble trench complete Mesh reinforced concrete f...

  • Building: La Casa Vergara

    earthbagbuilding.com 12 Dec '15, 1am

    The superadobe uses three elements: earth/concrete, tubular bags and barbed wire. A monolithic building using this method eliminates the friction between structural and nonstructural components and offers the ability to create organic and flexible spaces. This housing also minimizes t...

  • Advantages of Earthbag Building

    earthbagbuilding.com 09 Sep '15, 4am

    Q: My main argument for earthbags is durability. Through all my driving in the Big Island of Hawaii I don't see many homes that are more than 100 years old. Yet, it is very common to see 20 year old wooden homes rotting away in Hilo. To me, this makes them disposable homes. I have a h...

  • Superadobe Construction System

    earthbagbuilding.com 05 Sep '15, 11am

    The Sandbag/Superadobe/Superblock technology presented here (ceramic structures are also part of generic earth architecture systems) is the spinoff from several consecutive presentations to the space and planetary scientific community since that first symposium in 1984. These concepts...

  • Building: The Small World School in Nepal

    earthbagbuilding.com 10 May '15, 12pm

    We have gone through a lot of effort to prepare ourselves for these buildings and are very happy with the way things are moving forward. Prior to these projects I had designed and overseen the construction on a more traditional structure in Nepal and then I worked with the Austin chap...

  • Such an innovative way of re-using bags to construct a house!

    Ghana Residence

    earthbagbuilding.com 20 Feb '15, 1pm

    Brandon Rogers' earthbag project is located in the eastern region of Ghana near the township of Akosombo on the banks of the Volta River. Two structures are planned for the site and the one described here is a guest house with approximately 1000 sq. ft. for one bedroom, a main space f...

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    Building: Meditation Dome

    earthbagbuilding.com 05 Sep '15, 11pm

    As a volunteer, I have just finished an earthbag dome in Taiwan. This building is for the use of monk’s meditation. To reach my idea of carbon reduction and sustainability, I avoided using all kinds of industrial materials and used only a minute quantity of cement. More than 1400 volu...

  • Building Workshops

    earthbagbuilding.com 09 Dec '14, 4am

    Our budding ecovillage is the location for this course, where there are already several mostly completed Earthbag buildings. You will learn the skills needed to plan and finish your own buildings out of earth, rocks, and wood. Learn the art of masonry dome building with Earthbags. We ...

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