Revisiting a Favorite: “Hand-Build an Earth Shelter Home for $5,000”

January 20, 2012

Some stories that are great stick like glue. This 2008 post from Susan Kraemer – “Hand-Build an Earth Shelter Home for $5,000” – remains one of the most popular items on Green Building Elements. The house, built by Simon Dale on a very small budget, is an inspiring tale we’re happy to republish on occasion.



Glenn Meyers

Writer, documentary producer, and director. Meyers is a contributor to CleanTechnica, and founder of Green Streets MediaTrain, a communications connection and eLearning hub. As an independent producer, he's been involved in the development, production and distribution of television and distance learning programs for both the education industry and corporate sector. He also is an avid gardener and loves sustainable innovation.