Earthship Build in Southern Alberta, Canada

How We Built Our Earthship, An Off-Grid Prairie Home… When you tell people you’re building an Earthship, there are two stock responses. First there are the believers. These are the people who’ve watched Garbage Warrior, twice. They want to talk design and permits and timelines. They’re into it. The other stock response is an incredulous


Reduce, re-use, re-tirement for Qualicum Bay couple

Pair hard at work building earthship-inspired home with used tires, bottles, more. After a lifetime’s worth of employment, deciding on just what your retirement will look like is a big decision. It was for Tony and Susan Doig. Do you move to Vancouver Island or the Okanagan? Closer or farther away from family? Will


Incredible Mini Earthship Style Cabin – Tiny Off Grid House with Solar Power

If you like the idea of living in tiny houses off the grid or if you’re an avid supporter of the tiny house movement, then you’ll love everything about earthship designs. One mini house at the Terra Perma Eco Resort in Quebec is structured to look and function much like a traditional earthship. Earthships


Earthship Greenhouse going up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Local volunteers hard at work on building a self-sustaining greenhouse out of donated and up-cycled materials. There’s a building northwest of Edmonton which, as it stands, might not look like much, but it’s the groundwork for some lofty green goals. Right now, it looks like piles of excavated dirt and some earth-filled tires stacked


Six Nations Earthship Build, Canada

Biotecture Planet Earth cooperated with Earthship Biotecture to build an off-grid, self-sustained home for a family living on Six Nations of the Grand River Territory, a First Nations Reservation in Canada, between 18 to 31 July of 2016.  This particular family, headed by Flower, was in desperate need of a healthier and more cost effective shelter,