Ojai Recycled Modern Modular Green Home – How Green Can you Get?

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This home showed up on my street today – by way of the 2013 Solar Decathlon that exhibited last  fall in Orange County California !  I saw it there myself.

Just down the street from my home in Ojai – a renowned architect owns a beautiful piece of property.  For years I have been wondering what he would do.  Today as I drove down the street, I found three tractor trailers with chunks of house on each one.

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By filling a small drainage ditch and placing heavy steel plates over the earth, a 16 ton fork lift was able to move the three trailer loads on to the property.  There they sit waiting to be joined.

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Earthships – Green, Cheap and Cool

If you haven’t heard of Earthships – check out this video !

I first became aware of Earthships in Rico Colorado years ago.  They’re unique like no other home.  Even if they are not for you – there is lots to be learned by the study Michael Reynolds has done over the years.