IF SOMEBODY TOLD you it was possible to have a home with no utility bills, would your ears prick up? And if they then told you that the same home could also heat and cool itself naturally, could collect all its own water from the environment around it and generated no greenhouse gases, wouldn’t you want to know more?

An ecological developer called Biotecture hopes you will. Biotecture is hoping to build the first development of Earthship homes in the UK, in Brighton. If it is granted planning permission, it is hopeful that this could be the first of many Earthship ‘colonies’ around the UK.

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