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The earthship living space was built at [[Haiti Communitere]] as a response to the 2010 earthquake. It serves as a demonstration for how homes can be built from waste material like tires, plastic bottles, and rubble from the earthquake. The base of the earthship is made with tires stacked seven high within the walls. Above the tires is the plastic bottle walls. The roof is steel bars made into a dome and plastered over. The earthship incorporates concepts like temperature regulation, solar energy, sewage treatment, upcycled materials, water harvesting, and food production.
 
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Revision as of 18:14, 1 November 2014

Haiti Communitere earthship living space front door.

Overview

The earthship living space was built at Haiti Communitere as a response to the 2010 earthquake. It serves as a demonstration for how homes can be built from waste material like tires, plastic bottles, and rubble from the earthquake. The base of the earthship is made with tires stacked seven high within the walls. Above the tires is the plastic bottle walls. The roof is steel bars made into a dome and plastered over. The earthship incorporates concepts like temperature regulation, solar energy, sewage treatment, upcycled materials, water harvesting, and food production.

Videos

Here's a view of the wall from inside the Earthship structure. The wind blowing through the trees outside causes the light from the bottles to flicker.