In just over 100 days, researchers expect Cape Town to run out of water. The South African megacity has traditionally enjoyed abundant rains during winter and a warm, pleasant climate during summer, but after three years of drought, experts now
Tiny living is affording a growing number of people financial freedom and a simpler, but more fulfilling lifestyle. Many are finding that they can live mortgage-free, without necessarily giving up more conventional paths to financial security. For example, some might
A very simple and economical version of the Earthship concept in terms of construction and building. Pre-designed drawings and partially prefabricated construction packages available.
The Simple Survival Model Earthship evolved from the very basic prototype we constructed in Haiti. The purpose of the original Haiti build was to reevaluate the concept of necessity. No matter how well the “developed world” Earthship prototypes worked, they
Primary School Hadjia Aicha Bah at Yimbaya Commune Matoto We are raising funds to teach Guinean people sustainable solutions through building a super sustainable library for primary school children. Pangea Builders is working with and teaching children at the primary
Simple Circular Earthship Tiny Home. Can be the first part of a larger building. Drawing set consists of four sheets. Super Sustainable Beyond LEED.… Read More
On September 20th, Hurricane Maria pummeled into the Puerto Rican coast with wind speeds of up to 150 miles per hour, deluging the entire island with rain and quickly pulverizing its energy grid. The entire island was left without power.
Pangea Builders. Together As One. Pangea Earthship Buildings and Systems are beyond Platinum LEED, meet and exceed the Uniform Building Codes and have been built over the last 40 years worldwide. What we can do together for the people of
Trump Reverses Obama’s Mortgage Fee Cuts on First Day. Soon after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, his administration undid one of Barack Obama’s last-minute economic-policy actions: a mortgage-fee cut under a government program that’s popular with first-time home
The mainstreaming of affordable and energy-efficient small and tiny homes into our cultural consciousness has picked up tremendous momentum in the last few years, leading many to characterize it as a movement in its own right. Even though tiny homes won’t be a fit for everyone, they could potentially help address critical issues like over-consumption and debt, while growing alternative and more sustainable building practices on a larger scale and making housing more affordable.… Read More