Earthbag construction is one of the newest types of sustainable building techniques. I’m so inspired by this little earthbag dome that I just might have to build one someday.
This igloo-like tiny house was designed and built in New South Wales, Australia by Rob & Steph and a steady stream of eager learners. It is 13 ft. in diameter and utilizes passive solar design and a living roof.
They used 700 cubic feet of fill sand and about 700 total man hours (not including finishing work such as plaster, windows, doors and flooring). Total cost was $2,500.
Here’s the view looking up at the loft.