Solving Haiti’s Housing Problems with Old Tires, Bottles – Wall Street Journal

Earthship in Haiti Under Construction

Architect Michael Reynolds of Earthship Biotecture, at center, worked with 40 local Haitians in Port-au-Prince to construct an earthship out of used tires and bottles salvaged from the area.

There is an article about architect Michael Reynolds and an earthship he built in Haiti in a recent Wall Street Journal blog. The earthship seems well suited to Haiti (good insulation, sturdy, use materials that can be  found locally for free), and when finished they can be quite aesthetically pleasing.

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