Our story on "Building Earthen Homes" will make you want to start making adobe bricks and filling earth bags. Moving earth around to build a house isn't easy, but can result in beautiful and environmentally awesome dwellings. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.
Contemporary Part Earth Sheltered Split Level House, Truro, CornwallSuper insulated timber frame sustainable build utilising recycled insulation, breathable construction and natural materials. Passive solar heating, solar thermal and photovoltaic collectors to generate electricity. Underground bedrooms with thermal mass and green roofs. The house has been designed to minimise its impact upon the landscape and environment.
Shipping Container Homes Spray foam interior INSULATION in addition to having the cargo container encased in earth bags on outside walls of the containers. You'll be plenty cool in the summer and cozy and well INSULATED in the winter.