Chris Newton and Sandra Burkholder, Darfield Earthship
Chris Newton is a Professional Engineer with experience in home construction and project management. He and Sandra owned and operated a log home operation for 10 years prior to building their earthship. Sandra is a former journalist and PR consultant who explores permaculture at Darfield.
Building an Earthship
Walk through the design principles, construction, and building-code challenges of an earthship located in Darfield B.C. Learn how Chris and Sandra built a fully permitted tire-home and why they took the leap to this type of alternative dwelling. Explore current earthship projects in Canada and opportunities to volunteer on a build.