Michael Reynolds, renegade architect, and his green disciples devoted their time to advancing construction of “Earthship Biotecture” – passive, solar, off-the-grid, sustainable housing.
1. passive solar home made of natural and recycled materials
2. thermal mass construction for temperature stabilization.
3. renewable energy & integrated water systems make the Earthship an off-grid home with little to no utility bills.
1. the profession of designing buildings and environments with consideration for their sustainability.
2. A combination of biology and architecture.
I love this subject. Wish I could have a small custom home rebuilt on some of his principles. One of my main criticisms on some green homes is that they are often way too big for the amount of people living in them. My own home is too big for just me and I wish I could live in a 900 sq. ft. home with lots of outdoor living areas. But, I prefer cinder block, or better yet, stone blocks, as with the old English homes. Those homes are low-maintenance and almost indestructible with good insulation qualities.