". . . the Earthship is the epitome of sustainable design and construction. No part of sustainable living has been ignored in this ingenious building." Earthships can be built in any part of the world, in any climate and still provide electricity, potable water, contained sewage treatment and sustainable food production.
This aerial view of the Rosedale waste-water treatment plant in Auckland is dominated by the oxidation ponds, also known as waste stabilisation ponds. Exposure to sunlight and oxygen lets aerobic bacteria break down organic matter. This stage of sewage treatment is often referred to as secondary treatment. Rosedale on the North Shore is the second-largest treatment works in the Auckland region. It treats the effluent of around 185,000 people.
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glass wall in "earthship" Earthship Biotecture An Earthship is a 'new' kind of building, a new kind of architecture defined by the following 6 principles: - Thermal/Solar Heating Cooling - Solar Wind Electricity - Contained Sewage Treatment - Built with Natural Recycled Materials - Water Harvesting - Food Production
Copenhagen, Denmark - The capital of Denmark, Copenhagen is recognized as one of the most environmentally friendly cities in the world. As a result of its commitment to high environmental standards, Copenhagen has been praised for its green economy, ranked as the top green city for the second time in the 2014 Global Green Economy Index. Substantial investments in sewage treatment have improved water quality in the harbor to an extent that it can be used for swimming.