Mark is a structural engineer who works on alternative structures and is currently the caretaker of the Darfield Earthship in BC. He’s been living there for nearly 2 years, and is also in the process of designing several Earthships so he is an incredible resource. We’re grateful that we had a chance to spend an afternoon picking his brain about his experience living in an Earthship, and learning how they can perform in Canada’s extreme climate (spoiler alert: it varies!).

If you’d like to get in touch with Mark or follow his work, you can find him online and on Instagram here:
http://www.metaphystations.ca/
https://www.instagram.com/metaphystations/

Our Earthship Video Playlist:

A special thank you to Chris and Sandra for letting us film their Earthship, and to the team at Associated Engineering for letting us show off their energy modelling skills!

The Darfield Earthship:
https://www.darfieldearthship.com/

Associated Engineering Energy Modelling:
https://www.ae.ca/

Thanks for watching!

Mat & Danielle

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Music & Song Credits:
All music in this video was composed, performed, and recorded by Mat of Exploring Alternatives.

Editing Credits:
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Energy Modelling Clips provided by Associated Engineering
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