To evolve the way humans live on this planet by evolving existing methods of living, home by home.
To make small, believable steps toward slowing down and ultimately reversing the negative impact of human development as it relates to the Earth’s ability to continue to support life.
To present these steps in a way that affords easy understanding and inspires people to act.
To empower people to make positive changes in their own lives to reduce their personal effect on global warming.
To specifically design and build homes that-
• Heat and cool themselves naturally via solar/thermal dynamics
• Collect their own power from the sun and wind
• Harvest their own water from rain and snow melt
• Contain and treat their own sewage on site
• Produce a significant amount of food
• Are constructed using the byproducts of modern society like cans, bottles and tires
To transfer this knowledge globally through-
• Publishing books
• Producing DVDs
• Hosting seminars
• Global demonstrations
• Graduated University of Cincinnati, 1969, Bachelor of Architecture
• Thesis published in Architectural Record, April 1971
• Architect’s License, Arizona #34518
• Architect’s License, Colorado # C-3857
• Architect’s License, New York #040454
• Architect’s License, Ontario, Canada #7348
• Architect’s License, Nevada #7812
• Architect’s License, Puerto Rico
• National Architect’s License - NCARB #45619
• Founder/Owner of Earthship Biotecture
• Founder of Earthship Biotecture Global Academy
• Incorporator of Biotecture Planet Earth 501(c)3 non-profit
• Drafter of New Mexico Sustainable Testing Sites Act -
HB 26 signed into law by Governor Bill Richardson on March 15 2007