Building an Earthship

When: 22/04/2017 @ 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

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.

Video on building Darfield Earthship