NEW EXCLUSIVE: full set of construction drawings for newest Earthship model, the ENCOUNTER, available now! NOW AVAILABLE- Step by step CAD drawings added to Materials/Operations tab, check back for more in near future!
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OUTLINE OF SIMPLE SURVIVAL EARTHSHIP APP
All categories are updated on a regular basis with more information and drawings. Just click when you are notified of updates. They are free. New content bold in following outline.
A look at the Earthship Village Ecologies concept and KIDS VIEW, an eighteen plate presentation of the concepts that the Earthship was founded on - great for kids and schools.
NEW: Earthship Terminology in English & Spanish
A quick view of all available floor plans
CONSTRUCTION DRAWINGS -
Full downloadable sets of construction drawings for many simple/economy model Earthships. All designs can use simple survival economy mechanical systems or full on deluxe Earthship off grid systems. Also any design can be hooked up to any and all utility grids. The structural designs of all these buildings is permit worthy but guidance in obtaining permits is suggested.
Instructions for Construction Drawings
1) CONCRETE WINTER DESIGN -
21 downloadable pages of construction drawings - 11x17 in color - works for one to three rooms
2) TROPIC BREEZE-THRU DESIGN -
15 downloadable pages of construction drawings - 11x17 in color
3) TROPIC (LARGE) BREEZE-THRU DESIGN -
17 downloadable pages of construction drawings - 11x17 in color - illustrates replications for a three room villa
4) TROPICAL FLOWER DESIGN -
a concrete tropical design with eight rooms all replications of one room design - 15 downloadable construction drawings - 11x17 in color
5) TROPICAL SEISMIC RESISTANT DESIGN -
a ferrous cement dome/villa design - replicable for larger home - 4 downloadable construction drawings - 11x127 in color
6) WOOD WINTER STUDIO DESIGN -
smallest version of winter-climate design - 10 downloadable pages of construction drawings - 11x17 in color.
7) WOOD WINTER TWO BEDROOM DESIGN -
14 downloadable pages of construction drawings - 11x17 in color - two rooms
8) WOOD WINTER ONE BEDROOM DESIGN -
one bedroom version - 9 pages of downloadable construction drawings - 11x17 in color
9) WOOD SIMPLE SURVIVAL TWO BEDROOM DESIGN -
two bedroom version - 20 pages of downloadable construction drawings - 11x17 in color
10) WOOD WINTER TRUSS 2 BED/2 BATH DESIGN -
this is an all weather design with unique bathroom layout - very simple to build with truss roof. Truss roof structure is good where big timbers are not available
11) ZERO COST HUT DESIGN-
smallest most economical shelter we have at this time - 15 downloadable pages of construction drawings - 11x17 in color
12) THE ENCOUNTER- ALL SEASONS DESIGN-
8 downloadable pages of full color 11 x 17” permit-able drawings
13) THE ENCOUNTER- 3 BEDROOM
8 downloadable pages of the newest Earthship model, now available in a three bedroom floor plan.
Explanations and presentations of the simple survival Earthship systems - a work in progress .
Listing of materials for a few of the designs and an outline of the basic operations to build a simple survival Earthship - a work in progress
An estimate of expenses to build your own Earthship. Estimated by size and material- either from wood or concrete.
A letter from Michael Reynolds
The philosophy behind the Earthship concept - includes the complete COMING of WIZARDS book in color with downloadable graphics of Mike’s original illustrations.