Updated plans of Äerdschëff!

During last few months we have been working hard to make our Äerdschëff even more adapted to Luxembourgish weather and legal conditions so that the building can come material and fully functional.

You can check the results out underneath.

Plan of Aërdscheff

Cross section of Aërdscheff

South facade of Aërdscheff

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These Homes Could Redefine Sustainable Architecture

Here an interesting article on sustainable architecture.

It is all about building houses with simple and cheap material and teach this to people in order to be able to build their own house also in difficult conditions.

Read the article to know more about it!

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Presenting our Steering Group – Marcel Barros


Meet Marcel Barros, who is involved in the Äerdschëff project as a technical advisor. Marcel has a lot of experience in doing things himself and fixing up systems.


Voici Marcel Barros, qui nous conseille en matière technique sur le projet Äerdschëff. Marcel a beaucoup d’expérience dans le bricolage et dans la mise en oeuvre de systèmes.

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Presenting our Steering Group – Johanna Jacob

Meet Johanna Jacob from Common Paradox (http://www.commonparadox.com), the architect who has been involved in preparing the plans and the model for the permit process for CELL’s Äerdschëff Project.


Voici Johanna Jacob de Common Paradox (http://www.commonparadox.com), l’architecte qui a préparé les plans et la maquette pour le processus d’obtention des permis de construire pour le projet Äerdschëff de CELL.

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Wat ass een Äerdschëff?

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Äerdschëff vs. Earthship – Six Fundamental Differences

One might wonder why this project is called Äerdschëff, the Luxembourgish form of the word earthship. Without a doubt, the Äerdschëff is directly inspired by Michael Reynolds’s brainchild. Working in New Mexico since the early 1970s, Reynolds’s ambition has been to help humankind out of the ecological devastation that was, and still is, underway. The earthship was designed to be fully self-sufficient: an off-grid home that provides for both energy and food for its inhabitants. Equipped with solar panels, rainwater harvesting, a convection ventilation system and a plumbing design that recirculates grey water in planters and treats sewage on site, Biotecture, Reynolds’s company, claims the earthship’s Global Model works in any climate and terrain. Furthermore, it is built using waste materials such as cans, glass bottles and tires, thus reducing the burden on landfills. View full post…

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Äerdschëff Description de projet Déc 2016

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Äerdschëff Charter

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