MISSION

Dwell Earth delivers innovative building solutions utilizing advanced compressed earth block construction technologies, appropriate design, project management by utilizing local resources to help transform lives and communities throughout the world.

Founder

Adam De Jong

15 years of building design and construction experience. He studied civil engineering and construction management at Norwich University in Northfield, VT. Adam has become a craftsman of many mediums. Skilled in timber framing, post and beam, conventional framed, and compressed earth blocks methods. Adam has passionately taken on compressed earth block construction as a “true green” construction solution for the world. Adam was primary in the development of the V Lock Block design and helped to lead the team for the development of Vermeer’s BP714 – cutting edge technology in the evolution of compressed earth block construction. Continued innovations to help improve the entire compressed earth block process is what Adam keenly focuses on. Adam travels globally providing customized soil design solutions and construction training to our partners helping transform lives and communities.

Founder

Bob De Jong

30 years of executive experience. Bob has dedicated his visionary leadership in both non-profit and for profit sectors. Bob has successfully guided, motivated and led organizations and individuals throughout his professional career. Bob’s passion for the people and organizations we serve is evident in every interaction. Bob directs all partnership and business operations for Dwell Earth and is excited to hear about your vision and how we can help it come to life.

Dwell Earth exists to make healthier more environmentally conscious structures while taking aim at critical world housing shortages. We merge innovative technologies, which improves upon age old earth construction methods, with sustainable business and job creation for the transformation of global communities.

Dwell Earth was created from the question of how to link the richest people that inhabit the earth to the poorest in order to simultaneously deliver sustainable building solutions to both. To do this we have created an efficient and intuitive building system using local/renewable resources that both the rich and poor can access.

Our Values

Creating Purpose – assisting businesses and organizations with a proven plan to tackle critical housing shortages worldwide

Building Greatness – always finding new innovations utilizing local resources to develop economic growth and sustainable jobs

Transforming Engagements – developing effective partnerships in the market place to drive measurable and sustainable results combating world housing deficits, the power of partnerships restore hope and dignity.

Success – our success is measured through fiscal stewardship, job creation and the transformation of lives and communities.

Our Experience

Dwell Earth LLC – founded by partners Adam and Bob De Jong who share 45 years of experience providing practical solutions for transforming lives.

Robert – 30 years of executive experience. Bob has dedicated his visionary leadership through organizational change management in both non-profit and for profit sectors. Bob has successfully guided motivated and led organizations and individuals throughout his professional career. Bob directs all partnership and business operations for Dwell Earth.

Adam – 14 years of building design and construction experience. He studied civil engineering and construction management at Norwich University in Northfield, VT. Adam has been successful in utilizing compressed earth, timber post and beam, masonry and framed construction methods. Adam has passionately compressed earth block construction as a “true green” construction solution for the world. Adam was primary in the development of the V Lock Block design and key in the research and development of Vermeer’s BP714 – cutting edge technology in the evolution of compressed earth block construction. Adam travels globally providing customized soil design solutions and construction training to our partners helping transform lives and communities.

Our Services

Proven Consultation Expertise in the following:
Appropriate Equipment Selection
Design Solutions
Material Analysis and Production
Build Process Trainings
Process Efficiency
Humanitarian Construction Initiative Programs for NGOs/ Non- Profits / Ministries / Socially Responsible Corporations
Custom Home/Commercial Design

Working with Us

Dwell Earth has taken compressed earth block (CEB) building technology to the next level:

Proven block strengths greater than cement block standards
Intuitive V-Lock block design enables faster wall construction with the ability to accept steel reinforcements in seismic zones
Web based access to training and support
Custom in-country training and project management
TRUE GREEN design solutions
Collaborative network connections to innovative projects worldwide