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Moving from Mcmansions to Earthships: The Quest for Sustainable Housing in Australia

Moving from Mcmansions to Earthships: The Quest for Sustainable Housing in Australia

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Building a house out of hundreds of tonnes of dirt and old tyres might sound like a strange place to call home, but the ideas behind Earthships make them truly more than just a humble abode. For the past three years, Martin Freney, PhD student at the School of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design has been knocking some sense into the current eco-friendly housing market through his research on these literally out-of-this-world homes called Earthships.
Building a house out of hundreds of tonnes of dirt and old tyres might sound like a strange place to call home, but the ideas behind Earthships make them truly more than just a humble abode. For the past three years, Martin Freney, PhD student at the School of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design has been knocking some sense into the current eco-friendly housing market through his research on these literally out-of-this-world homes called Earthships.

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