barrel tire vault classrooms
Tire structure with bottles filled with dirt and trash
Built and designed by University of Colorado - Boulder, this structure is made of bamboo and ecobricks.
Ecobrick & superadobe dome
dry composting latrines
Structure made of eco-bricks and bamboo - nothing must go to waste!
Featuring drip irrigation from dry composting latrines
Superadobe structure with lime and plastic bottle shingle finishes
triple superadobe domes
Using suberadobe techniques and experimental finishes for the second story.
Oval vault tire classrooms
Tire structures, glass bottle bricks for natural lighting
rainwater harvesting corridor
Collecting rainwater from 7 roofs to direct to 42,500 gallon cistern
septic tanks &
Ecobricks and rebar cage septic tanks lead into evapotranspiration beds buried across the ground.
42,500 gallon tire cistern
Foundation and structure of tires 30 feet into ground, then poured and sealed to collect rainwater
glass bottle dome library
Over 3,000 glass bottles in the roof and walls! Built on top of the 42,500 gallon cistern.