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The town of La Rambla has two rammed earth sites, a tower in the centre of the town and a wall which historically encircled the town. The only remaining section of wall is now in a park adjoining the tower. [...] The tower is rectangular in plan (15.3m x 12.8m) and is 17.3m high. There are brick reinforcements at the corners of the tower which are 2.7m thick.

The town of La Rambla has two rammed earth sites, a tower in the centre of the town and a wall which historically encircled the town. The only remaining section of wall is now in a park adjoining the tower. [...] The tower is rectangular in plan (15.3m x 12.8m) and is 17.3m high. There are brick reinforcements at the corners of the tower which are 2.7m thick.

rammed earth wall section detail. there's something about rammed earth that I love as a building material.

rammed earth wall section detail. there's something about rammed earth that I love as a building material.

Earthen Floor. Made of dirt, clay, and straw! Sealed with an oil, like linseed or hemp oil.

Earthen Floor. Made of dirt, clay, and straw! Sealed with an oil, like linseed or hemp oil.

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8 inexpensive earth homes almost anyone can afford

earth home, earth house, rammed earth, bamboo, timber, natural architecture, passive design, daylighting, earth bricks, super adobe, affordable architecture

❧ Mesh reinforced concrete footing over rubble trench. This site details how to make a cob home.

❧ Mesh reinforced concrete footing over rubble trench. This site details how to make a cob home.

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Green Style: Rammed Earth House by Rick Joy

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Arches created using old tires. Compress earth block building. Tierra Y Cal

Arches created using old tires. Compress earth block building. Tierra Y Cal

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Our Strawbale Home

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