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Noemi Chaparro, one of the farm owners at Tainasoy, and Mario Antunez, one of the key crew members of the earthship build at Tainasoy and member of Colectivo Verdolaga which partnered with Tainasoy to plan and construct the earthship.

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Mario Antunez, member of Colectivo Verdolaga, who is on site at Tainasoy Apiario working on the first earthship build in Puerto Rico.

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Pathway through two mountainside terraced garden beds. The terraced beds are planted on counter and designed to help control the flow and absorption of water from rainfall. Because of the terraforming and water management techniques that Plenitud…

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Earthbag house at Plenitud PR. This resilient structure made it through Hurricane María and the months of rain that followed with no damage.

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The first earthbag house built at Plenitud Puerto Rico. The structure made it through Hurricane María and the months of rain that followed with no damage.

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Back of the first earthbag and superadobe house built at Plenitud, designed by Owen Ingley. This home did not use the dome structure that is often used in earthbag building, but was instead designed with a more conventional zinc roof. This structure…

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Built over 5 years ago, this superadobe doghouse was the first earthbag and superadobe structure built at Plenitud PR as a pilot and test project.
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