An Earth Sheltered Home For Independence

A Kansas family built an earth sheltered home with passive solar features to help realize their dream of a sustainable, self-sufficient lifestyle.

065 earth sheltered home - south walls
Walls, filled with jugs of water, were designed to face 45 west of south in order to catch and store the warmth of the afternoon sun. The fountain is not only scenic, but serves to add humidity to the home's atmosphere.
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