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EarthbagBuilding.com

The home page describes why earthbag building is one of the premier technologies for sustainable architecture.

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  • How to Make a Simple Arch Form

    earthbagbuilding.com 26 Apr '16, 3pm

    While arches are very strong once built, in the middle of building them, they can fall. Before building the arch for the doorway over our heads where it could fall on us, we built a test arch of the same width as the doorway, only on the garage floor. Most earthbag building websites u...

  • Building: Monique's House in Haiti

    earthbagbuilding.com 20 Feb '16, 1pm

    We designed the house for Monique with her specific needs, as a mother of two young girls, in mind. Then interior diameter of the main space is 18.5 feet with a 9.25 ft radius and scalloped partial circles that extend to an 11.25 ft interior radius (see above photo of foundation layou...

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    Building: First Aid Earthquake House

    earthbagbuilding.com 11 Mar '16, 9pm

    Therefore, as part of our initiative and within the framework of the healthcare provision following the WHO-guidelines, agreed upon by the members of the UN, we would like to introduce you to the Earthquake Shelter which is built out of very cheap and simple, transportable materials. ...

  • Advantages of Earthbag Building

    earthbagbuilding.com 09 Sep '15, 4am

    Q: My main argument for earthbags is durability. Through all my driving in the Big Island of Hawaii I don't see many homes that are more than 100 years old. Yet, it is very common to see 20 year old wooden homes rotting away in Hilo. To me, this makes them disposable homes. I have a h...

  • Superadobe Construction System

    earthbagbuilding.com 05 Sep '15, 11am

    The Sandbag/Superadobe/Superblock technology presented here (ceramic structures are also part of generic earth architecture systems) is the spinoff from several consecutive presentations to the space and planetary scientific community since that first symposium in 1984. These concepts...

  • Building: The Small World School in Nepal

    earthbagbuilding.com 10 May '15, 12pm

    We have gone through a lot of effort to prepare ourselves for these buildings and are very happy with the way things are moving forward. Prior to these projects I had designed and overseen the construction on a more traditional structure in Nepal and then I worked with the Austin chap...

  • Building: Foundation for SB House in Haiti

    earthbagbuilding.com 28 Dec '15, 7am

    Builders Without Borders’ Haiti team, led by architect Martin Hammer and builder Andy Mueller, completed its first project in March 2011 in Port-au-Prince. BWB’s Ti Kay Pay (Small Straw House) is the first straw bale building in Haiti. Rubble trench complete Mesh reinforced concrete f...

  • Building: La Casa Vergara

    earthbagbuilding.com 12 Dec '15, 1am

    The superadobe uses three elements: earth/concrete, tubular bags and barbed wire. A monolithic building using this method eliminates the friction between structural and nonstructural components and offers the ability to create organic and flexible spaces. This housing also minimizes t...

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