I don’t think the parents at My Little Homestead were planning that far ahead – or maybe they were (shhhh) – but by building tiny earthen ‘bedrooms’ with their kids they’ve ended up with their own tiny house community. A cluster of tiny homes like this would make it an easy choice for kids to stick […]
The framing is complete on Shae’s heart-shaped earthbag Tiny House (bedroom). She designed it using the Minecraft video game. It’s heart-shaped so a reciprocal roof was a natural fit – and it’s exactly what she wanted. In this family, as you get older, you get to build your own tiny house bedroom. Shea is the […]
I love watching the weekly updates from the My Little Homestead family. This week they’ve made excellent progress on the youngest daughter’s earthbag tiny house bedroom. She designed it using Minecraft and it’s floor plan is heart shaped. Follow My Little Homestead on Youtube!
We built this earthbag dome at our home in Thailand for Mother Earth News Magazine in 2007. The article that describes the complete building process in detail was published August/September 2009. It is now free on the Internet: Low-Cost Multipurpose Minibuilding Made With Earthbags.” – Owen Geiger via Instructables Read the complete How to Build an Earthbag […]
These beautiful natural buildings are each less than 10 square meters, and sit overlooking the ocean, amongst the beautiful hills of Raglan, New Zealand.” – Living Big In A Tiny House Read and see more about these Stunning Tiny Earth House Domes of Solscape at Living Big In A Tiny House. Follow Living Big in a Tiny […]
In 2010 Konbit Shelter, with residents of the village of Cormiers, began building a three room Super-Adobe community center… Construction began in June 2010 and completed in January 2012″ – The Konbit Shelter Project Learn more about The Konbit Shelter Project
I would build a wood form from scrap plywood and 2x4s, but the folks at earthbagbuilding.com suggest a simpler way. Most earthbag building websites use wooden arch forms. They are very bulky. We designed a much simpler arch form using PVC pipe.” – earthbagbuilding.com Continue reading How to Make a Simple Arch Form.
We have always been interested in sustainable living, self sufficiency, and alternative building materials… We yearn to be out in the woods, living more harmoniously with nature, and providing for our needs right from out of the Earth. We want to take what you give, and build a homestead, centered around a small earth bag […]
The idea that you can build a structurally strong house with nothing more complicated than a bunch of bags, earth, clay and lime, plus some basic on-farm materials and plenty of hands on deck is pretty exciting for a lot of people, including me.” – Milkwood Permaculture See more form this Earthbag Building Workshop at Milkwood […]
Earthbag homes can take on many different sizes and shapes such as straight walls or curved. The roof can also be made of earthbag but only for smaller structures. Green roofs and timber roofs are also often used. Here is an in-depth step by step on how to build yourself an earthbag home. It’s possible […]