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I Want to Own My Own "Earthship" Home.

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    Way of the Future, If There Is One

    I think all houses should be subterranean or blended into their environment in an unobtrusive way, use traditional heating and cooling techniques, and use self or community generated power from only clean and renewable sources such as solar and wind.
    divineandrogyne divineandrogyne 22-25 1 Response Jan 2, 2008

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    My Dream Home..

    If you don't already know what Earthships are...I urge you to take a look here at <a href="http://www.earthship.net/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=5">Earthships.com</a> Here are some facts about Earthships* Earthship Biotecture...
    Vox Vox 31-35, F 6 Responses Aug 27, 2007

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    Unfamiliar With The Term...

    ...but it turns out I've been designing my future abode to be more or less in line with those principles, though for different reasons. My basic mad science underground lair plans focused on a primarily underground facility with concealed or disguised surface access points...
    doctormadmann doctormadmann 26-30 Nov 12, 2011

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