Earthship Brighton by numbers

  • 1,000 used car tyres rammed in walls
  • 700m - distance if all tyres where put in a line
  • 125m2 total floor area
  • 5 rooms - meeting space, office, kitchen, bathroom and conservatory
  • £330,000 - total cost of development
  • 48,000 litres - rainwater that can be harvested a year
  • 1,500 card board boxes used
  • 2 grey water planters, combined total area 12.5m2
  • 5 skylights for natural ventilation
  • 124 people trained in Earthship construction in 2003
  • 18 photo-voltaic panels providing the Earthship with electricity
  • 2 tonnes of cans and bottles used
  • 7 filters in rain purification system
  • 40 batteries for electrical storage
  • 2,800 litres - capacity of septic tank
  • 4m - diameter of hut module
  • 1 wind turbine - the first in Brighton and Hove
  • 24,000 visitors to date
  • 2 sun-pipes for passive ventilation
  • 90 reclaimed granite blocks used
  • 250 - appearances of Earthship Brighton in mainstream press
  • And, we're currently crowdfunding £20,000 for our new energy systems