26 Oct '16, 2pm

Canadian nonprofit builds North America's first urban earthship in Calgary

Canadian nonprofit builds North America's first urban earthship in Calgary

We here at Inhabitat can’t help but feel warm with affection about any sort of earthship , the sustainably built homes made largely from reclaimed and recycled materials. The first such structure to appear in an urban area in North America , as far as we can tell, has emerged in Calgary, Alberta in Canada, but it won’t be a residential abode. According to Grow Calgary , the nonprofit farming venture behind the build, the 500-square-foot earthship is nearing completion and will soon become a greenhouse to aid the organization in its mission of providing fresh, local produce for area residents.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/canadian-nonprofit-builds-first-urba...

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