Views:8149|Rating:4.82|View Time:27:28Minutes|Likes:269|Dislikes:10 Michael Reynolds had a dream. The architect wanted to build completely self-sufficient houses that are part of the environment, rather than a burden on it.
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An ideal home would be made from recycled materials, maintain a comfortable climate, generate sustainable power from renewable sources, treat its sewage, and provide clean potable water, as well as food, for its inhabitants.
He built his first ‘Earthship’ in 1972 almost entirely from empty soda and beer cans and rammed earth. Now he is the prophet of a movement that advocates “radical sustainability.”
Today, a 634-acre subdivision near Taos, New Mexico, dubbed the ‘Greater World Community,’ is dotted with off-grid homes based on his designs. Meanwhile, an Earthship Academy has opened to teach people from all over the world how to build homes and other buildings based on ‘biotecture’ principles.
Earthships are not without controversy. Their designs have fallen foul of the authorities for violating building codes, and some owners have complained their homes have not performed as advertised. Meanwhile, some places have banned off-grid living altogether.
Follow RTD filmmaker Alexey Brazhnikov as he meets Michael Reynolds and visits some of these amazing structures and their owners in the documentary Earthships.
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Views:6811|Rating:4.87|View Time:4:59Minutes|Likes:114|Dislikes:3 Natural clay can be used for sculpting various shapes to make idols, home decor projects, clay toys, pots and more. Watch this video to learn how to create your own handmade, eco-friendly Ganesha at home using Little Birdie natural clay and clay tools.
Views:22547|Rating:4.63|View Time:3:32Minutes|Likes:391|Dislikes:31 Coconut is not only good for health but it can also be used to make crafts. In this video we are showing how to make one beautiful diy coconut shell craft. This is a coconut shell basket made using waste coconut shell. You can also call it coconut basket! It is an easy best out of waste idea that is 100% eco-friendly craft.
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Coconut shell, being very hard and solid, can be used to make variety of creative stuff. Making basket using this hard cover shell is very easy. All you need to do is cut the coconut shell into two halves and take one half piece. This will be the main body of your coconut basket.
To decorate this basket body, take a jute rope and wind it around the coconut shell’s outer surface. This will give it a very nice textured surface.
The handle of our coconut craft is also made using jute rope. So fold the jute rope thrice and weave it together to form a braid. This jute rope braid is the stuck at the two ends of our coconut diy craft and it will form a basket like shape.
Further this basket is decorated with beads and pearls and lace.
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Views:202|Rating:5.00|View Time:1:20Minutes|Likes:11|Dislikes:0 Nowadays pavements are rigid, non-porous, non-friendly with trees, and need high maintenance. The new pavement made by used tires are eco-friendly solutions to many problems.