Jim Mortensen had a plan to beat the high price of oil during the 1974 oil embargo. He’d build an energy efficient underground house. With help from friends and family, Jim Mortensen and his wife Mickey spent about eight years building their underground house moving in in 1983. The stone facade is from rock the couple collected by hand from their land. Jim made the mortar while Mickey laid all the stone.

Dora man takes decades to build it, but he has underground home of his dreams

Jim Mortensen had a plan to beat the high price of oil during the 1974 oil embargo. He’d build an energy efficient underground house. With help from friends and family, Jim Mortensen and his wife Mickey spent about eight years.

Hand-Build an Earth Sheltered House For $5,000 - SO CUTE for a cottage?  Too bad we have building codes for cottages now........ this is just toooooooooo cute!

The Hobbit House - Built from the ground up. Site also has instructions and resources used when building this low-impact woodland home in Wales.

Bariloche, #Argentina #architecture - amazing earth-sheltered house

Bariloche, Argentina

amazing earth-sheltered house in Argentina

House Designs | ... House Design is Heavenly, Complete with "Wings" | Modern House Designs

Eco House Design is Heavenly, Complete with "Wings"

A small stone cottage in Yport restored by Franklin Azzi

tutorial for building your own sustainable earth-sheltered home for about $5,000

Extraordinary Off-Grid Hobbit Home in Wales Only Cost to Build Simondale Hobbit House – Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

A great series of shots of the Lattenstrasse(sp?) earth-sheltered house development

Earth House

A great series of shots of the Lattenstrasse earth-sheltered house development

One of Angus Wyman Macdonald's fondest dreams is to share enough knowledge about earth-sheltered architecture with his neighbors to enable them to design and build their own energy-efficient homes. Originally published as

Angus Wyman Macdonald: Professional Earth Sheltered Architecture - Green Homes

One of Angus Wyman Macdonald& fondest dreams is to share enough knowledge about earth-sheltered architecture with his neighbors to enable them to design and build their own energy-efficient homes.

Just love the roundness of this. Beautifully well-designed underground home from 1983 for sale in Denison, TX

Beautifully well-designed underground home from 1983 for sale in Denison, TX.now I could do underground here.Heres your house babe

Texture!  CURVE APPEAL Donald Jasinski says he finds the domed ceilings and rounded columns of his earth-sheltered house more congenial to the human body. In the living room, south-facing windows allow plenty of light to penetrate interior spaces.

William Senne pleads guilty to vehicular homicide in crash that disabled, ultimately killed trooper

CURVE APPEAL Donald Jasinski says he finds the domed ceilings and rounded columns of his earth-sheltered house more congenial to the human body. In the living room, south-facing windows allow plenty of light to penetrate interior spaces.

Earth-Sheltered Houses: How to Build an Affordable Underground Home                                                                                                                                                                                 More

An earth-sheltered, earth-roofed home has the least impact upon the land of all housing styles, leaving almost zero footprint on the planet. Earth-Sheltered Houses is a practical guide for those who w

Types of underground homes

building tips for earth sheltered houses …

85 Sheltered Housing Units for Senior and Public Facilities  / GRND82

85 Sheltered Housing Units for Senior and Public Facilities / GRND82

85 Sheltered Housing Units for Senior and Public Facilities / © Adria Goula

Underground Houses: Would love a house like this up in the mountains surrounded by nature....

Underground, or earth-sheltered houses, are no different from any other home. This type of structure boasts many advantages and may be the ultimate in off-grid living.

Underground Homes - Earth Sheltered Houses for Eco Hobbits

Underground Homes - Earth Sheltered Houses for Eco Hobbits. But what happens when it rains heavily or even snows?

earth sheltered house Earth sheltered dome home in Vermont. earthshelteredtech.com - See more at: http://www.inspirationgreen.com/index.php?q=earth-sheltered-homes.html#sthash.iMnG3OIk.dpuf

Love the concept of earth sheltered homes. Contractor " built my first one (earth bermed) in 1984 in Grafton, NH". Why do we still build energy wasting boxes on a lot that can be easily ravaged by hurricanes and tornados?

This is so cool... INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the Ultra-Efficient Homes of the Future

INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the Ultra-Efficient Homes of the Future

Sustentabilidade esse vale a pena traduzir!^^ This is so cool. INFOGRAPHIC: Meet the Ultra-Efficient Homes of the Future

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