Earth Sheltered Buildings

Structures that are surrounded by earth on all sides or on all sides except overhead, typically creating an almost invisible profile on the landscape and a green ideal in the savings of fuel and insulating materials.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
3388
Names
earth sheltered buildings
earth sheltered building
earth-sheltered buildings
buildings, earth sheltered
aardegedekte gebouwen Dutch
aardegedekt gebouw Dutch
edificios protegidos con tierra Spanish
edificio protegido con tierra Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300007964. The J. Paul Getty Trust.