The oak and vine earthship

Some like minded friends and fellow enthusiasts on earth ships have decided to build an earth ship on the farm. It will be dug into the slope of the land and face north with lots of windows for the winter sun, and be shaded by the poplar forest in summer. There will be a natural grass roof.

Feb 16

A long way in the planning, work started with the lines being laid out in the corner of the farm where the cottage will be located.

2 May

The excavator has arrived and ground has been broken. Behind the excavator is the sauna.

9 May

The ground has been excavated, the ground leveled and the foundations dug. Now to install some electricity, water and sewage lines.

We’ll update you on the progress in a later post! Check back soon.

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