28 Jul '16, 9pm

The ABCs of Green Building Materials – Adobe (New Series!)

One of the oldest green building materials on the planet, adobe is truly as old as the hills. For at least 4,000 years, the word “adobe” has been in use with pretty much the same pronunciation and meaning. Evolving from Middle Egyptian “dbt” or “mud brick,” to Coptic Egyptian, “toob,” and then from Arabic, “At-tuba,” the mud and straw brick became immortalized by the Spanish as “adobe.”

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