Links

Earthship Biotecture

An interesting learning tool: build your own (paper) Earthship

Centre for Alternative Technology

Our neighbours at Craigencalt Farm

Cafe/Shop: Barn at the Loch (Facebook) Cafe/Shop: Barn at the Loch (Twitter)

SolarRipe organic herbs

Two Skies jewellery

Craigencalt Rural Community Trust

Kinghorn Community

The Ecology Centre

The Kirkcaldy Canoe Club uses Kinghorn Loch frequently


Other Earthships and similar buildings

A Scottish farmer and his earthship

An Earthship in Scotland – A low-impact eco home on the north coast of Scotland constructed using a variety of methods and materials

Earthship Brighton

Are car tyres safe in buildings? Article on using car tyres as foundations for strawbale buildings

The Groundhouse (Darren’s Earthship in Brittany – known from Grand Designs TV program)

Hockerton Housing Project – not Earthships, but demonstrating many of the Earthship principles in practice in our climate


Misc. links

Polish website about Earthships

I wonder if some of the inspiration for Earthships came from Arcosanti

Hockerton Housing Project finds the Government’s Energy Efficiency Strategy may act as a barrier to further use of high thermal mass and passive solar gain in building

Earthship article in Countryside Jobs Service


Other organisations with a similar name

Sustainable Communities North East Initiative (SCNEI) “To help create sustainable communities across North East England in order to improve people’s quality of life and help secure our future.”

Scottish Sustainable Communities Initiative(SSCI)  was launched in June 2008 to encourage the creation of places, designed and built to last, where a high quality of life can be achieved. Local authorities, landowners, the development industry and others were invited to submit proposals which demonstrated ambition in addressing a number of principles.

NHS Scottish Care Information NHSScotland has developed SCI Gateway, a national system that integrates primary and secondary care systems using familiar yet highly secure Internet technology.