Tag Archive: Bitotecture

Island Earthship Build: Week 5. Day 34. ‘Farewell to Island Life, and the Return Home’

It’s been quite a ride these last 6 weeks on the Earthship build with Michael Reynolds. Being on an Off Grid Island with nothing more than a tent, bike, supplies, a lot of chocolate, and a lot of will power has taught me both the gratitude of the simpler things in life, and appreciation for the eccentricities in life. Island Life here has been full of colour and wonderful people. A little review…

Island Earthship Build: Week 2. Day 10. ‘Roof Insulation and Greenhouse Hallway Framework’

The main house Earthship roof Vigas are trimmed to an equal length… A Double Can Wall is built up between the Vigas. If you look closely, you’ll see the ‘Porcupined’ nails in the Vigas which enable the cement to adhere better to the sides… Once the double can wall has set, insulation batting is stuffed into the middle gaps… Meanwhile, the rooftop…

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