Property’s Morning Obsession: An Earthship Is Coming to Philadelphia

It was January of last year when a nonprofit formed with the goal of bringing an earthship–a unique sustainable-living dwelling constructed from found objects–to urban Philadelphia. earthships look like the kind of home Isaiah Zagar would build if he decided to live off the grid and relying entirely on natural sources for energy, food and water.

Since that time, the nonprofit has become the affectionately named LoveLovingLove Inc.; has partnered with Jonah Reynolds, the son of Earthship inventor Michael Reynolds; and has secured the land in North Philly where the earthship will be built. Reynolds also wants Philadelphia to have “the first Urban Earthship Biotecture Academy,” according to Grid.

We really do think Isaiah Zagar needs to get on board. He practically lives in an urban earthship as it is.

Academy of Natural Sciences Explores “Unconventional Dwellings” [Grid]

  • vcmcguire

    It looks like a high-tech chicken coop.