Earthship Academy - Session 2: Update (Day 20)

Update (Day 20) - Classroom day with instructors covering the following topics:

  • Food Production (part 2) with Michelle Locker - Michelle went more in detail about the black water system, dehydrating techniques and plants suitable, composting techniques (compartment composting ideal for Earthships).
  • Movie (short film) - Earth Saver  : documentary from a Dutch film producer done in a cartoon style portraying an overview of Earthship Biotecture with Mike Reynolds
  • Movie (short film) - Earthship : shot on location at the Phoenix. Awful fictional film about life in an Earthship after the apocalypse.
  • Earthship Design (part 2) Phil Basehart - continuing the discussion of power productions, the Simple Survival model inception, and implementation. Discussion then turned to the custom Earthship designs.
  • History of Architecture leading up to Earthships with Alex  - she worked with Mike Reynolds on a series of projects and provided us with an architects historical perspective of why Earthships are necessary concepts now. We then visited her home in the gravel pit.    image

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