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First Earthship House in Australia Finished

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  1. Terry_w

    Terry_w Structuring Broker and a Structuring Lawyer Business Member

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    Has anyone watched the documentary called ? This is about an American guy that makes ecofriendly houses out of old tyres and bottles.

    Well the first Earthship house (that is approved) has been completed in Adelaide. See pics and more info at Earthship Ironbank

    See some videos:
    Earthship Ironbank on TV: Totally Wild, 21 November 2015: http://tenplay.com.au/channel-eleven/totally-wild/season-23/episode-57 approx 15min 12sec into the episode.

    Earthship Ironbank on TV: Today Tonight Adelaide, 21 September 2015: Sustainable Housing - Today Tonight Adelaide

    Magazine articles
    Earthship Ironbank in ReNew Magazine, Oct/Dec 2015 Issue 133: _From earth, cans and tyres: Earthship Ironbank -

    and
    http://renew.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Earthships-downunder.pdf

    The builder of the house in Adelaide is Dr Martin Freney and he wrote his Ph.D. Thesis on Earthship design. The thesis can be at downloaded Adelaide Research and Scholarship: Earthship architecture: post occupancy evaluation, thermal performance & life cycle assessment.

    Martin also runs Earthship Eco Homes
     
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    Terry_w Structuring Broker and a Structuring Lawyer Business Member

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    They are supposed to be very bush fire resistant and wind resistant.
     
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    Hmm. Wonder how??
     
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