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Gubb Earthship

Gubb The home of Brian Gubb and family in Ngaruwahia was built following earthship concepts and granted consent by Waikato District Council in 2004.  While not all Earthship design principles were adhered to and building controls are now a lot stricter, it does provide New Zealands only example to date of a consented tyre building and the relevent engineering details.  For further information on the Gubb Earthship see http://gubbsearthship.com/

Click here for Gubb Earthship building consent and technical details