In 1991 he founded the California Institute of Earth Art and Architecture (Cal-Earth), where he taught his Superadobe…en.wikipedia.org
Ye gods I feel old.
Nader Khalili (peace be upon him) was tackling these questions and more in for NASA in 1984. If you get a chance to check out his innovative, eye-catching, thermally- and frugally-responsive SuperAdobe buildings at http://www.calearth.org/ , you will not regret your time spent in Hesperia, California.
Regular earth people who want a place to live have been building earthbag buildings for decades now in places like Moab, Utah (1993)…
Austin, Texas (2008)…
Earthbag House Austin, Dirtbag Building, Super Adobe Building, Natural Buildingwww.earthbaghouse.com
and for readers outside of the U.S. who want a firsthand look, here’s an international roundup of more SuperAdobe buildings:
Dig deeper, y’all @Medium and How We Get To Next! You’re off to a good start. Try to remember the metaresearch, and whether or not someone is claiming to have newly invented the wheel.