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SOMEWHERE UNDER THE RAINBOW

Finally rain has started to fall heavily again after almost two months of unusually hot sunny days. And to…

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Added by Paul Coleman on January 29, 2012 at 2:36pm — 2 Comments

UNIQUE EARTHBAG GREEN HOUSE BUILT TO WITHSTAND THE PATAGONIAN WEATHER AND TO PRODUCE A WIDE RANGE OF PRODUCE

It seems there is no end to what you can build out of earthbags. We've just completed our second…

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Added by Paul Coleman on November 4, 2011 at 12:26pm — 1 Comment

This series of photo's shows how we are installing our PAHS (Passive Annual Heat Storage) system



Photo # 1 First we grade the earth slightly away from the house. Then we place the insulation and next the plastic sheeting that will take away the water and allow the earth to become warm and dry. The expanded polystirine extends at least three meters beyond the house, but will not be used on the floor inside. These things are crucial as the heat the house gathers from the summer sun and the fire will be stored in this dry earth and released through the…

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Added by Paul Coleman on February 4, 2011 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

OUR NEW HOUSE HAS ANCIENT GREEN APPEAL アースバックと芝草の家



We have been stacking turf everyday for the last month and finally our turf wall is coming along nicely!


Now we have almost all front side on the first floor is covered with turf.
Two weeks of nice weather helped us a lot.


We had a fire today in the house, and it was incredibly warm!! It was like a sauna!


Eventually, we are going to build turf…
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Added by Konomi Kikuchi on September 28, 2010 at 1:12pm — 2 Comments

パタゴニアでの家づくり。いよいよ始まりました Preparation For Our House Has Begun ! Práparation para nuestra casa se ha iniciado

沖縄で4年前に出会ったマコレレが友達のはやとくんと一緒にパタゴニアまで家づくりを手伝いに来てくれました。



Makoto, a guy we met in Okinawa four years ago and his friend, Hayato have arrived Patagonia to help build our home.



Makoto, un muchacho que conocimos en Okinawa, hace cuatro años y su amigo, Hayato han llegado Patagonia para ayudar a construir nuestra casa.



こちらは春の長雨。かなり寒いですが、大自然のエネルギ-が爆発!!… Continue

Added by Konomi Kikuchi on October 30, 2009 at 4:15pm — 1 Comment

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