Earthbag building solutions

EarthKaya is dedicated in providing low cost, low impact, earth bag building solutions in South Africa. Less time, less impact, less cost. In a world where organic agriculture is more expensive than traditional crops, solar panels are often costly to install and electric cars are inconvenient to run, many people may be reluctant to ‘go […]

Sandbag Structures by Nader Khalili

The global need for housing is felt by millions refugees and displaced persons – victims of natural disasters and wars. Iranian architect Nader Khalili believes that this need can be addressed only by using the potential of earth construction. After extensive research into vernacular earth building methods in Iran, followed by detailed prototyping, he has […]

Stefan Sagmeister

Graphic Designer Stefan Sagmeister has designed food packaging for catastrophe spots, the packaging can be filled with earth or sand and used as bricks for emergency shelter. The packaging exists only as a design proposal, but hasn’t been set into practice yet. Sagmeister is looking for co-operators or relief organizations who would like to join […]

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Earthquake - 7.9 - 280km SE of Kodiak, Alaska
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Tsunami Cancellation (AK/BC/US West Coast) - 175 miles SE of Kodiak City, Alaska - 7.9
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Earthquake - 6.0 - 40km S of Binuangeun, Indonesia
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