Earth House Dictionary of Earth type buildings.
Earth Berm-Earth is usually sloped against the side of the house on at least 1 side for insulation effect.
Earth Covered-Similar to Earth Sheltered. Soil covers the roof, usually lightly; as in 1-8 inches.
Earth Dwelling-Can mean a home for animals or humans, usually with walls that are made of earth, wood and/or stone.
Earth House-Any earth covered or earthern building. Does not have to be buried.
Earth Pod-A relatively new term denoting an Earthship type dwelling.
Earthship-Utilizes recycled materials such as cans, tires etc mixed with earth.
Earth-Sheltered-Usually Covered on all sides but one which is usually open consisting of windows, though there are variations..
Underground House-Often intermingled with Earth Shelter, it is completely buried up to a depth of 30 feet, often with no visible entrance.