Off Grid Living In A Modern EcoVillage

EcovillageHere’s a look at off grid living in an ecovillage in Europe. Welcome to the “Aardehuizen”, or “Earth houses”. It took over 3 years to build and was built by the people themselves following the Earthship principles, using mostly recycled, reused, and locally sourced building materials. 23 houses; 70 people; mostly families live here.
Low tech building materials meet high-tech energy systems in order to create a very sustainable and liveable environment.EcovillageThe neighbourhood produces ~75% of its own electricity and 100% of its own heat.EcovillageMore pictures on the next page:

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