Earthbag Construction

Make durable buildings from the dirt in your yard using earthbag construction.

Earthbag Home
This cement-block frame, earthbag-infill house was the first of its kind in Utah to receive a building permit.
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Earthbag Construction
Earthbag construction is a great way to passively avoid heating and cooling costs.
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Co-author Kaki Hunter fills a continuous earthbag tube right on the wall to minimize carrying and lifting.
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Earthbag Technique
This undulating wall shows the results of the earthbag technique used to create a utilitarian yet artful structure.
Photo courtesy OK OK OK Productions
Iranian Home
The Honey House, built by the authors, is a prime example of Iranian architect Nader Khalili’s corbelled dome, monolithic design.
Photo courtesy OK OK OK Productions

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