40 Incredible Photos Show Why Earthships Make the Perfect Home

40 Incredible Photos Show Why Earthships Make the Perfect Home

These homes have plenty of light and can house multiple plants.

Garden in the kitchen. Earthship Biotecture

A hallway with an indoor garden. Earthship Biotecture

This means you can grow your own food, even in the winter.

Greenhouse.Earthship Biotecture

Food produced in the Earthship Visitors Center.Earthship Biotecture

You can shower in rain water, then grow plants and crops with that shower water and then flush the toilet with the leftover water from the plants.

Banana plant grows in gray water. Earthship Biotecture

Wash your face with filtered and solar-heated rain water. Earthship Biotecture

You'd never leave the bathtub with a view like that. Earthship Biotecture

The water system is practically full circle. Earthship Biotecture

These sustainable homes are the brainchild of Earthship Biotecture Founder Mike Reynolds.

"When you start taking responsibility for your own energy-consumption needs you start using less and this is what it will take to allow everyone on the planet to live," the New Mexico-based architect once said in an interview.

He added, "The more simply you learn how to live the happier you're going to be and the less stress you'll have."

Architect and Earthship guru Mike Reynolds.Earthship Biotecture

Check out the video below to see how these homes are built.

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