Michael Reynolds’ Thoughts


The evolutions of the UNITY floor plan are... direct egress from the bedrooms which make permitting easier; insulated drapes to seal off inner living spaces rather than glass which is more economical; simple "U" construction like original Earthships; no roof penetrations; electric snow melt; overall more user friendly construction and operation; and floor plan size

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Inclusion / Exclusion Principle in a Human Situation

Let’s look at the inclusion/exclusion principle in a human situation. You are on a dark and lonely road in the New Mexico mountains. It is winter and the temperature is thirty degrees below zero and you have car trouble. You are completely stalled and in danger of freezing to death. By the way, you

A Coming of Wizards, A Manual of Human Potential

There is a magical, enchanting and beautiful plot of land on this planet that has inspired many to change their lives and follow their dreams. This spot is about 20 miles west of Taos, New Mexico, and is the inspiration for one man, Michael E. Reynolds, who is on course to change the world. An

Covid-19 and Living Off-Grid in Earthships

The COVID-19 pandemic is highlighting the need for architecture to play by new rules. COVID-19 is causing dense, urban areas to lose their luster and making people rethink their lifestyles. Some are fleeing cities for the suburbs, others are taking up gardening, and the majority have stopped drivingas they stay close to home. Across

Michael Reynolds Video Log for March 26, 2020

Virtualizing our services and focusing on providing education of radically sustainable buildings online. We are still building at Earthship Headquarters! The Nightly Rentals and Visitor Center are both closed until May. We are not letting go of our staff and crew. Living and doing business in an earthship gives us a head-start. We are

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