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David Easton – 45 Years of Rammed Earth Construction

David Easton – 45 Years of Rammed Earth Construction

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Building materials and resilience are intrinsically linked. Rammed earth is perhaps the longest-enduring building material, employed by the babylonians and the ancient chinese to build fortresses, temples, and even parts of the Great Wall of China. Its legacy continues through to the present day, where modern technology has transformed it into a truly unique and beautiful material.

Monday, April 29, 2019 | | Add a Comment

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Earthen Construction as Earthquake Relief: A Case Study in Rebuilding a Rural Nepali Community

Earthen Construction as Earthquake Relief: A Case Study in Rebuilding a Rural Nepali Community

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“We could never have understood local needs without growing closer to the villagers themselves. Over time, they gave us insight into the most pressing issues of their community. This interplay of local and foreign knowledge was one of the most important aspects of the recovery process.”

– Oliver Atwood

Sunday, October 21, 2018 | | Add a Comment

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