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Earthbag Shed

Earthbag Shed

Specifications: any size desired. Send me your dimensions and I’ll give you a bid.

Description: Very simple design, but also very strong, practical and easy to build. Good beginners project. Includes shed roof with metal roofing, earthbag foundation and walls, no limit on design possibilities with earth plaster. Note: this plan is now listed in the free shelter category.

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Earthbag Ice House

Earthbag Ice House (partial view)

Specifications: 201 sq. ft. interior

Description: This 16′ diameter ice house uses earthbag construction techniques to make and store ice year-round without electricity.

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Cozy Cottage

Cozy Cottage (sunspace add-on)

Specifications: 136 sq. ft. interior

Description: This is an optional sunspace that can be added to the Earthbag Cabin. It turns a simple cabin into a nice small home, with extra solar gain and space for herbs and flowers.

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Earthbag Shop w/ Office

Earthbag Shop w/ Office

Specifications: 270 sq. ft. interior shop and 158 sq. ft. office, Footprint: 18′ x 36′

Description: Here’s a highly flexible plan for low-cost shop space with excellent passive solar design. The office can be added later, and there is an optional storage room on the north.

Earthbag Shop w/Office East Elevation

Earthbag Shop w/Office East Elevation

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Mountain View earthbag house plan

Mountain View Earthbag House (sunspace add-on)

Specifications: 426 sq. ft. interior (from north half of Southwest Earthbag House) and 69 sq. ft. extra sunspace

Description: This optional sunspace can be attached to the north half of Southwest Earthbag House.

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Subterranean Earthbag Survival Shelter

Subterranean Earthbag Survival Shelter

Specifications: 20’ DIA (314 sq. ft. interior plus pantry), Footprint: 23′ x 31′

Description: This round earthbag shelter for up to 4-5 individuals is designed for survival through war, plague, etc. It is low cost, durable and practical.

Note: this plan has been upgraded to computer renderings. This old post will remain for a while due to the comments section. https://earthbagplans.wordpress.com/2010/09/20/earthbag-survival-shelter/

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Attached Earthbag Greenhouse

Attached Earthbag Greenhouse

Specifications: 97 sq. ft. interior (but easy to expand lengthwise), Footprint: 9′ x 16′

Description: Highly moisture resistant earthbag construction. Super-insulated design allows for year-round use, with excess heat used to heat the house.

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