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
In October 2011, Michael Reynolds led a small team from Earthship Biotecture to Sierra Leone to begin construction of a Waldorf School for local children. The team was assisted by intern volunteers from around the world and by locals who learned how to replicate the design. The floor plan for this building was based
The Easter Island Earthship music school was initiated by a pair of native Rapa Nui musicians, Mahani Teave and Enrique Icka who wanted to create a sustainable facility for local children to take lessons in both classical and traditional music. The small, isolated island can be a difficult environment for young people and finding
EVE is a planned high-density community where 25 people will live, work and grow their own food. Beyond Earthship solutions to power, water, sewage, and comfort, the EVE project addresses economics. This project is located on the world’s first Sustainable Development Testing Site. Michael Reynolds’ fight to get the law for this site passed
THE FIRST SELF SUFFICIENT PUBLIC SCHOOL OF SOUTH AMERICA, URUGUAY 2016 We have been working with TAGMA to make the first sustainable and self-sufficient PUBLIC school in the World, and we were so proud to develop this project few years ago.
We built the shell and systems of a two story Earthship in Colorado in just two months in 2015. The home will be used as equine therapy center in Salida, Colorado, USA.
The Earthship in the Dordogne region was built as a “shell and systems” project in one month. Trained builders and Earthship Academy students completed the structural enclosure of the building and installed all the solar power, water harvesting and grey/ black water systems.
In February, we built the first self sufficient and sustainable public school of Argentina.. learn more about this project
In November, we achieved a beautiful new model of Earthship in Japan during our first Academy in Asia! Here are some picture of the building we have completed with our talented students in just one month! From scrap to sustainable living: Japan's first
February 2019: We went to Uruguay one month to build a four unit eco hotel in Colonia Del Sacramento, a gorgeous town in Uruguay. We built one of the newest Earthship model with concrete vaulted roof. The build welcomed 80 students from all over the World, and we gave classes in Spanish and English.