Tag Archive for New Mexico

Exploring Peruvian Deserts (8 pics)

After exploring the deserts of Colombia and Mexico , Leo Coulongeat bring us to a new destination, at the heart of another desert region : Peru. With his cliches of salt mines or the unusual homes typical of this land, he explores a still unknown culture.

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Exploring Peruvian Deserts (8 pics)

Earthships: Meet a Community in New Mexico Living in Incredible Off-The-Grid Homes Built From Trash (7 pics)

Fresh out of architectural school in 1972, Michael Reynolds immediately started to question much of what he had just learned. Why build houses with trees when forests are something we want to preserve? Why pay for electricity, water, and heat when all of it can be provided off-the-grid using existing materials and renewable resources like wind, rain, and solar? Reynolds set out to design a home built from dirt, tires, aluminum cans and other repurposed objects and so successful others began to take notice.

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Earthships: Meet a Community in New Mexico Living in Incredible Off-The-Grid Homes Built From Trash (7 pics)