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

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  • WEEKLYROUNDUP: Eco Village Project in Lake Victoria via via @ArchiDATUM

    Building: Uganda Ecovillage

    earthbagbuilding.com 24 Aug '14, 1am

    During August and September, 2008, Sunny Tsai volunteered to assist a team of two architects and eight professors, under the direction of Akio Inoue of Tenri University, Japan, to construct an ecovillage by Lake Victoria, Uganda, East Africa. The East African Community is an organizat...

  • Lots of interesting sandbag machines out there #flood

    Sandbag Machines

    earthbagbuilding.com 06 Jul '14, 6pm

    A sandbagging manufacturing apparatus designed to be used with standard sanding trucks normally used with a broadcast spreader. The truck includes a large hopper with a hydraulically controlled conveyor belt located longitudinally inside the large hopper that delivers sand to a rear o...

  • Hımm nicely done: 3D printed rural house

    Building: Hiperadobe Step-by-Step

    earthbagbuilding.com 19 Jul '14, 8am

    Hyperadobe Step-by-Step from mulher-e-cia.blogspot.com From Superadobe, created by the Iranian Nader Khalili, was developed Hyperadobe by Fernando Pacheco of EcoOca in Brazil. The big difference between the two is that Superadobe uses woven polypropylene bags with barbed wire between ...

  • A Manual for Building an Earthbag Shelter

    A Manual for Building an Earthbag Shelter

    earthbagbuilding.com 08 Jun '14, 5pm

    It is necessary to draw an outline for the intended wall at the construction site that follows the plan for what you are building. 1. Find the center of the circle and pound in a steel post. Tie a rope to the base of the post. 2. Tie a steel pole to the other end of the rope. 3. The l...

  • "Earth bag" framework for raised beds-- details at

    Building: A Garden Bed Made with Sheets

    earthbagbuilding.com 31 Mar '14, 4am

    We were looking for an easy, cheap and relatively quick method of building a wall to create a raised garden bed. We first read about earth bag building in an Owner Builder magazine years ago. A quick search on the Internet found us lots of examples and plenty of basic instructions. It...

  • An Earthbag Emergency Shelter

    Building: Emergency Shelter

    earthbagbuilding.com 21 Jun '14, 9pm

    This Emergency Shelter design is the result of a collaboration between Kelly Hart and Dr. Owen Geiger. We came up with this design in response to a plea from aid agencies operating in Pakistan after the 2005 earthquake there. The challenge was to provide quick, safe, decent shelter wi...

  • Earthbag Building: Community Center for Al-Jawasreh Village

    Building: Community Center for Al-Jawasreh Village

    earthbagbuilding.com 08 Feb '14, 2am

    I am a self-employed, realtor, green builder, eco-designer, and permaculture specialist, working as a consultant in Divinésia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Excavations of the foundations for SUPERADOBE! The excavations for the foundations are filled with gravel to improve the drainage. Found...

  • Earthbag Building: Round House

    Building: Round House

    earthbagbuilding.com 27 Dec '13, 12am

    Starting on the rubble trench foundation. Railroad ballast was used for the rubble. The drainage pipe in place. A layer of pea gravel goes over the railroad ballast. Homemade bag stand to put bags on while you're filling them and barbed wire stand. Covering over our sediment fabric wi...

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