23 Jan '12, 6pm

Gabion Walls Make Green Sensevia @gbelements

Gabion Walls Make Green Sensevia @gbelements

As Eichelberger writes: “In war and natural disaster situations, emergency housing is one of the first requirements in the lives of survivor/refugee population. Gabion baskets are most often used for erosion control along rivers and streams. The baskets can also be used in a vertical wall structure. Because the baskets are easy to transport and assemble, they can be taken (even by mule) to the most remote locations. The baskets can be filled with rubble from destroyed buildings, then left as is or covered with indigenous mud stucco finishes. The baskets can be arranged into homes or refugee barracks.

Full article: http://greenbuildingelements.com/2012/01/23/gabion-walls-...

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