Earthship Update for Cape Town, South Africa

Alternative building construction can take many forms, and one of them is the earthship. Pioneered by American architect Michael Reynolds more than 40 years ago, earthships are made of natural and repurposed materials such as tyres packed with earth. According to Appropedia the first earthship in Mzansi was constructed near Hermanus in the Western


A Solution for a Healthy Economy: Earthships

The Circular Economy model is steadily gaining momentum around the globe, doing away with a linear and wasteful mindset. Industry and governments are starting to see the economic benefits of being Circular and the potential environmental benefits are staggering. There is no arguing that being Circular is no longer an


Kapita, Malawi Earthship

Construction of a community center in Malawi began in October 2013. Collaborating with Empower Malawi NGO, the Earthship Biotecture crew aimed to train, educate, and empower locals in implementing more sustainable building principles and lifestyles. Three rooms and a bathroom were completed during the crew’s first visit. In January 2015, the crew returned to

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