Didi Contractor, a celebrated earthen architect and co-founding Professor Emeritus of the Internship in Vernacular Eco-Architecture at Dharmalaya Institute (a project of the Earthville Network in the Indian Himalayas), was honored with WADe Asia’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her work in natural building in the Himalayas, which has inspired countless architects in India and beyond.
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After years in the making, a new feature-length documentary film entitled “Didi Contractor: Marrying the Earth to the Building” premiered at the 2016 Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) in India. Directed by Steffi Giaracuni of Switzerland, the film explores the life and work of acclaimed earthen architect (and artist and designer) Didi Contractor, whom some […]
On August 28 Earthville and friends are launching the Nepal Earthquake Relief project with a benefit concert to support reconstruction in Nepal.
Earthville Music recording artist Scarth Locke has just produced a creative new music video that has been nominated for an award, and he needs your help.
The Dharmalaya Institute, in partnership with venerated earthen architect Didi Contractor, is launching the Internship in Vernacular Eco-Architecture. The internship is a formal, academically-supervised service-learning program designed to provide architects (and students of architecture) with both practical experience and deeper theoretical knowledge in the arts and practices of sustainable building.
Earthville Music releases free single, “Caskets That Small,” as guruzero’s artistic response to the Sandy Hook school shootings in Newtown, CT…
This summer, Earthville Arts, the creative wing of the Earthville Network, in partnership with the Vietnam Fund for Education, Music, and Infrastructure, will officially launch an exciting new project called “Lotus & Lightning” to support traditional arts and village life in Vietnam.
Earthville launches new artist-oriented record label cutting positive grooves from around the planet, available online now.
A family of celebrated traditional musicians in a village outside Hanoi lends their talents for a CD and documentary film to raise funds to build a new school and road for their village.
The Earthville Arts crew joins OnePeople Voice for an artistic cross-cultural bridge-building expedition to Bali and Java, and the crowds go wild!