This post is an attempt to catch up with the technical details of our earthship construction activities of this summer … so bear with me as I will be touching on a number of different areas …
I wrote this post about a month ago but just got around to adding pictures and drawings today … … Read More →
You bet we are! We’ve made some fabulous progress on the earthship. If you have liked our FB page, The Darfield Earthship, you will have seen our latest pictures and updates. Base plaster coat is now on the tires and a five-day work party helped to accomplish this. We submitted and had our plumbing plan approved … Read More →
I’ve done a lot of reading lately as I layout the plumbing for our home.
The funniest statement I read became the title of this post … let’s try not to kill ourselves while building our dream home!
Before I dive into the solar heated water I want to back up a bit … what I have … Read More →
I’ve been designing the plumbing and grey water for our earthship over the last week … so I have been doing a lot of reading.
A few things have caught my attention during this process.
First, more recently written books in this space (green building, grey water design) are much more detailed than a couple of years … Read More →
We’ve both been ignoring the blog for a while. Every free moment for the last few weeks has been dedicated to wall packout. We are currently on the fourth of five rooms and hope to be done this layer in a few days (we are on our third layer of packout). We do have to complete a … Read More →
I’ve been questioning a lot of things about Facebook lately, but I’ll admit it’s responsible for me finding a wonderful little store on Main Street in Vancouver called The Soap Dispensary.
Jenny and Grant from The Clean Bin Project posted it on their Facebook page and from there I made my way all the way to … Read More →