Dec 5, 2005

Hundertwasser. Posted by Picasa Earth-sheltered homes fit a wide range of climates and a variety of building sites — even flat ones. Paired with passive-solar design, an earth-sheltered home can save you tens of thousands of dollars in fuel bills during your lifetime. Earth-sheltered homes are comfortable, affordable and energy efficient. And, if thoughtfully designed, earth-sheltered homes admit an abundance of natural light and are far less of an imposition on the landscape than conventional aboveground houses.------Welcome to Earth House. We are your central information source on Earth Sheltered Homes and materials. Underground lifestyles, news, original publications, disaster preparation, and world changes. The largest site of its kind on the internet preparing you for the world that's coming----Interest in underground houses peaked in the 1970s as the Arab oil embargo drove energy sky high. Since then, demand has dropped, with only 100 earth-covered houses being built at any time nationwide. You can still make a difference by building gently on the land! ----The Earth-Sheltered House: An Architect's Sketchbook (Real Goods Solar Living Book) (Paperback)---This floor plan and over 80 others are featuredin our plan book, Earth Sheltered Designs ----AN EARTH SHELTERED HOME---Welcome to Earth Sheltered Living-----Cumbria’s First Earth-Sheltered House---Earth-Sheltered Houses [by the US dept. of Energy] ----Investigating the whole "Earth Covered House" concept ....Since my whole journey down the Energy Smart road started when I realized that my basement office was the most pleasant environment in my house, I decided I should research the whole concept of houses built in/under the ground----Earth Shelter ---the green house----In harmony with other Earth House pages you'll find newspaper articles which speak of alternative housing, missile silo homes, cave homes and other articles of interest to Earth Sheltered living----Green Homes for Sale - Your marketplace for buying and selling green and healthy homes---HUNDERTWASSER'S GRASS ROOFS ----The British Earth Sheltering Association is a non-profit making organisation aiming to encourage the design and construction of Earth Sheltered Buildings in the United Kingdom. ---Viennese artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928 0 2000) was an environmentalist and an outspoken opponent of mass-produced or poorly designed architecture which he felt constrained the creativity of those forced to live within it. He published a number of manifestos on both topics throughout his life. ----Evaluating the Potential of Green Roof Agriculture:-----Ecocities, An ecocity is a human settlement that enables its residents to live a good quality of life while using minimal natural resources.


Blogger cristosova said...

Hundertwasser was a genius. I love the organic flow in his work. Thanks for all the good links!
Have you heard about the biorock method? This guy has an island growing in the Indian Ocean where he is planning to establish an ecotopia.

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