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Earthbag Cluster Lodging

Earthbag Cluster Lodging

Specifications: 94 sq. ft. interior per unit, Footprint: 11′ x 13′

Description: These small shelters provide lodging for all types of sustainable communities, including ecovillages, training centers, youth camps, spiritual retreats, eco-resorts, and for refugee and natural disaster relief efforts. The curved shape adds interest and stability, while relatively straight end walls enable units to be joined for maximum efficiency. The design below shows two units joined together. Many other combinations are possible. Note: this plan is now listed in the free shelter category.

Earthbag Cluster Lodging (Double Units)

Earthbag Cluster Lodging (Double Units)

Earthbag Cluster Lodging (Double Units) South Elevation

Earthbag Cluster Lodging (Double Units) South Elevation

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Earthbag Shophouse

Earthbag Shophouse

Specifications: 624 sq. ft. interior (58 sq. meters), 1 bedroom, 1 bath, Footprint: 13′ x 40′

Description: This traditional shophouse is common throughout parts of the world, especially Asia. Shop owners (or employees) live in the rear of the shop. This eliminates commutes and saves on housing costs. A steel retractable door provides security at night. Note: this plan is now listed in the free shelter category.

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