British Columbia’s First Earthship Built with Pop Cans and Old Tires is Still Standing Strong!

September 18, 2014 by  
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In July 2009, Sandra Burkholder and her family began building an  Earthship  in Kamloops, BC;  a  sustainable house  built with used tires and pop cans. Known as the  Darfield Earthship , the home features green building methods, water conservation, organic growing techniques, and renewable energy. In 2011, this inspiring project won $5,000 in the So Nice “A Better Organic World” contest, and both the home and its  surrounding gardens  have been evolving beautifully ever since. Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of British Columbia’s First Earthship Built with Pop Cans and Old Tires is Still Standing Strong! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: darfield earthship , earthship , Eco Architecture , eco design , gray water , graywater , green architecture , green design , green home , grey water , greywater , Home Made from Old Tires and Pop Cans , hugelkultur , low impact , low impact house , low impact living , old tires , perennial , perennial garden , perennials , permaculture , permaculture gardening , raised garden beds , rammed earth , recycled home , Recycled Materials , Sandra Burkholder , sustainable design , sustainable permaculture , tires

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British Columbia’s First Earthship Built with Pop Cans and Old Tires is Still Standing Strong!

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