These Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. It derives its electricity from the sun and wind, its water from rain and snow, and its temperature regulation from the earth. An internal sewage treatment system means each drop of water is used four times, feeding lush wetlands of flowers and vegetables. The walls are literally made of trash: tires filled with dirt, glorious stained glass windows of old beer bottles. It doesn’t get much more radically self-sustainable than this.
Earthships can actually change the world for the better. See for yourself!
1.) They provide enough sunlight to have a decent size greenhouse for growing your own food.
Image: Mister Joe
2.) They harvest their own water from rain and snow.
Image: Earthship Kirsten
3.) They make their own electricity
4.) NO Bills means freedom!
5.) They heat and cool themselves naturally via solar/thermal dynamics
7.) They are constructed using the byproducts of modern society like cans, bottles and tires
For more information on these awesome buildings and how to obtain your own plans, visit earthship.com.
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