Meet Earthship Ironbank: The first building-code-approved Earthship in Australia!
Martin & Zoe, along with a team of 60 volunteers, constructed this eco-friendly home inspired by the work of Mark Reynolds, who started the “Earthship” movement (lLearn more about Earthship architecture here). Martin went through the trouble of getting it “council-approved” by the building authorities in Australia, to show that it could be done. This is a 750 square-foot structure built primarily from recycled tires filled with earth, and coated in cement. You’ll notice stunning recycled bottle walls all over the home. You can book a tour of the Earthship, or better yet, you can vacation there via Airbnb!
Don’t miss other small homes like this – join our FREE Small House Newsletter for more!
Stay in a Small Australian Earthship!
The main living area of the Earthship looks out on the gorgeous indoor greenhouse.
This main room is built primarily with earth-filled tires!
The kitchen area includes a lovely wood-burning stove.
They harvested 100 bananas from these palms one winter! Wow!
Here’s the utility room and second bedroom area. The closets are filled with the solar batteries.
Look at how beautiful this bottle wall in the shower is.
What a cool floor plan! Ever seen one like this before? You have now 🙂
This home is so beautiful, as well as eco-friendly. Learn more about Earthships in the video below!
Video: Incredible Small Off-Grid Earthship Home
You can share this using the e-mail and social media re-share buttons below. Thanks!
If you enjoyed this you’ll LOVE our Free Daily Tiny House Newsletter with even more!
You can also join our Small House Newsletter!
Also, try our Tiny Houses For Sale Newsletter! Thank you!