OUTLINE OF SIMPLE SURVIVAL EARTHSHIP APP

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ACADEMY

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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

 

FLOOR PLANS

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)  CONCRETE TROPICAL BREEZE-THRU DESIGN -

15 downloadable pages of construction drawings - 11x17 in color

 

3) CONCRETE TROPICAL LARGE BREEZE-THRU DESIGN -                                                   

17 downloadable pages of construction drawings - 11x17 in color - illustrates replications for a three room villa

 

4) CONCRETE TROPICAL FLOWER DESIGN -                                              

a concrete tropical design with eight rooms all replications  of one room design - 15 downloadable construction drawings - 11x17 in color

 

5) CONCRETE TROPICAL HAITI EARTHQUAKE 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 ROOM 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 WINTER 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


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SYSTEMS

Explanations and presentations of the simple survival Earthship systems - a work in progress .

 

 

MATERIALS

Listing of materials for a few of the designs - a work in progress

 

 

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OPERATIONS

A study of the basic operations to build a simple survival Earthship - a work in progress

 

 

 

PICTURES

Construction photos of many of the designs - a work in progress

New: Wood Winter Studio & Wood Winter 2 Room

 

 

COSTS

A study of costs of some of the designs - a work in progress

 

 

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THINKING

The thinking behind the Earthship concept - includes the WIZARDS book in color & downloadable graphics:

Chapter One 

Chapter Two 

Chapter Three

 


This app now includes an e-book from Michael Reynolds:

"A Coming of Wizards"

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