Island Earthship Build: Week 3. Day 17. ‘Crew Instruction, Site Activity’

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Wednesday June 8, on the Gulf Island Earthship Build:

Overview of both Gulf Island Earthships , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth Home

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Here’s an overview of both Earthship builds, from the roof of the smaller Studio Earthship. New on the Studio Earthship are the venting stacks on the roof.

Water heater vent stack on Studio Earthship , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth HomeMichael Reynolds giving EPDM instructions to Earthship interns , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth Home

While the Water Heater vent stack is installed on the roof of the Studio Earthship (left), Michael Reynolds gives Volunteer Interns instructions on fitting the EPDM to the side of the Studio Earthship.

EPDM being secured to the Earthship exterior , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth Home

It’s not always easy wrestling with EPDM…

Michael Reynolds giving vapour barrier instructions , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth HomeMichael Reynolds ataching vapour barrier to Studio Earthship , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth Home

More vapour barrier…two sheets in fact, on the side berm of the Studio Earthship, before Michael Reynolds secures it to the roof.

Earthship crew working with intern on cement floor pour , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth Home

Volunteer Intern getting instruction on the sunrise pattern cement floor pour from a crew member at the Studio Earthship…

Earthship Crew giving instructions on constructing cooling tube vent box , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth HomeCrew giving instructions on constructing Earthship cooling tube vent box , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth Home

… while over at the main house Earthship, an intern gets instructions on building a cooling tube vent box.

Main Earthship house Greenhouse grey water planter trenches are dug , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth HomeInterior view of main house Earthship on day 17 , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth Home

The Greenhouse hallway grey water planter trenches are dug (left) on the main Earthship house, while the inside (right) is coming along with more cement pours for portions of floor.

Main house Earthship overview on day 17 , for 'My Survivor Island Earthship', a 5 week journal of the Green Construction of a Sustainable Rammed Earth Tire Home off BC's Gulf Coast with Michael Reynolds, image by Monica Holy for Middle Earth Home

Here’s an overview of activity on the main house Earthship.

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Image Credits: Monica Holy

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  1. Pingback: 'My Survivor, Island Earthship' Build with Michael Reynolds In BC, Canada, A 5 Week Photo Journal by Monica Holy | Middle Earth Home

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