New Earthships capture more energy, water & food at lower cost

July 12, 2020 john 20 48569 24:18

With walls made from old tires packed with earth, as well as upcycled glass bottles and cans, Earthships have always been built with mainly found materials. The home provides its own energy (with photovoltaics and passive solar and geothermal tubes), water (rainwater and even dew-water capture) and grows food in the essential greenhouse (necessary for…

Tiny Earthship Style Cabin Built with Recycled Tires & Green Roof

May 14, 2019 john 21 78967 06:49

This mini earthship-style cabin is built with recycled tires and glass bottles, cob, and a gorgeous green roof. It’s a 1-room cabin so the bedroom, kitchen, and dining room are all in one open concept space. The bathroom is the only thing that is separate from the living area. While this micro cabin design looks…

Incredible Small Off-Grid Earthship Home

December 15, 2018 john 20 100098 20:28

This off-the-grid home in Adelaide, Australia is something completely different! An Earthship is a radically sustainable and self-sufficient building which uses a combination of modern off-grid technology, super clever passive solar design techniques and a whole lot of recycled materials (including trash) all mixed with earth building techniques to create an incredible, high performance home.…

Turning a SHED into a Tiny House Airbnb Rental for UNDER $3k!

June 28, 2018 john 15 4848 05:08

NEW Tiny House Shirts- Deek Design/Sketch (Helps keep this channel running!)- http://shop.stayvocal.com/t061-p569.html Tiny House Summer Camp 6- and OTHER Tiny House Hands-On Workshops… https://relaxshacks.myshopify.com/pro… Deek’s Transforming A-Frame Cabin Plans- HERE: https://relaxshacks.myshopify.com/pro… Deek’s book “MICROSHELTERS”- A Bestseller… As for THIS tiny house (with a bathroom soon to be added), it was a former shed on a…

Firefighter’s Earthship Inspired Off-Grid Urban Tiny House

October 27, 2017 john 20 47008 12:51

Earthship design is all about experimentation and innoation and that’s exactly the case with this incredible tiny house on wheels. Firefighter Steve was inspired to build a tiny house incorporating Earthship principles after completing a course on Earthship Biotecture design and building in New Mexico. Now, Steve has moved out of his urban home which…

Beautiful Tiny Turf Houses in Iceland – Full Tour & Interview

September 30, 2016 john 20 29856 17:48

Turf houses are the original green buildings because they were built using local and natural materials. In Southern Iceland they used turf from the local wetlands and lava stones to build thick walls that would insulate the houses against wind and cold weather. They imported small amounts of wood, or used driftwood. Most turf houses…