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    Why Rammed Earth Construction Is Best For Building Energy Efficient Homes Why Rammed Earth Construction Is Best For Building Energy Efficient Homes

    Experts say the home of the future will be made using greener, more earth-friendly and more sustainable building options, as people continue to lean towards making more sustainable and ecologically aware lifestyle and consumption choices. This leaning has turned the spotlight to processes and practices from the ancient past, because some of them have been […]

    The Great Benefits Of Green Architecture Using Rammed Earth Construction The Great Benefits Of Green Architecture Using Rammed Earth Construction

    In a time when people are looking forward to a greener, more sustainable and more positive future, they are looking back – into the past – to get some inspirations from brilliant solutions created by ancient cultures. In the field of construction, this more ecologically aware perspective is seen in the way architects and engineers […]

    Building Environmentally Friendly Houses Using Rammed Earth Construction Building Environmentally Friendly Houses Using Rammed Earth Construction

    Rammed earth dwellings have been around ever since the ancient civilisations discovered this construction technique. From Asia to Middle East to Europe to Africa, some of the world’s most iconic man-made structures have been made out of the very soil they stand on. And almost all of these buildings are still as strong and majestic […]

    Primary Advantages Of Rammed Earth Design Primary Advantages Of Rammed Earth Design

    Green living is in, and one of the best places to uphold this ecologically conscious lifestyle is the home. There are so many strategies available nowadays to make sure that your home life allows you to save energy and reduce carbon emissions to help the environment. Architects are going back to the foundational principles of […]

    Frequently Asked Questions Answered By Rammed Earth Builders Frequently Asked Questions Answered By Rammed Earth Builders

    Construction is often a complicated subject for a lot of people and with the sophisticated techniques for design and process that have been developed in the last fifty years, most require straight answers from people who actually apply them on a regular basis. Though the concept of rammed earth construction seems simple, there are still […]

    Considerations When Choosing Rammed Earth Walls For Your Home Considerations When Choosing Rammed Earth Walls For Your Home

    So much has been said about the environmental and cost benefits of rammed earth structures but many are still concerned about a number of things regarding stability and about how true the benefit claims are. If you’re considering a rammed earth design for your home, it’s vital that you conduct your own research first before […]

    Why You Should Consider Rammed Earth For Building Your Property Why You Should Consider Rammed Earth For Building Your Property

    Every property builder and homeowner can take a lesson from the story of “The Three Little Pigs.” Three different houses in three different materials — two, made from straw and wood, were destroyed and one, made of bricks, left the trouble-making wolf huffing and puffing in futility. While your home, in this life, is quite […]

    The Top Three Advantages Of Rammed Earth Construction The Top Three Advantages Of Rammed Earth Construction

    To discover solutions to today’s problems — from the skyrocketing costs of living to the deterioration of the environment — you need only to look to the past. Forward-thinking builders certainly have done so as they uphold and champion the many benefits that one particular ancient form of construction can bring to the modern world. […]

    How To Find The Best Rammed Earth Builder How To Find The Best Rammed Earth Builder

    Rammed earth is a popular form of building technique that uses a mixture of earth, water, and some cement compacted into layers between forms. The technique and materials have been used for ages, from the ancient buildings of Ait-Ben-Haddou in Morocco to the awe-inspiring structures of Machu Picchu in Peru. Properties made from rammed earth […]

    Loch Street, Pt Lonsdale Project Loch Street, Pt Lonsdale Project

    Earth Structures Surf Coast completed a rammed earth construction  project at Loch Street, Pt Lonsdale. SRE walls for a new project completed in 2012 using an unusual blend of grey Class 3 aggregates. The head contractor was David McDonald Builders.