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    Another Rammed Earth Home Project Another Rammed Earth Home Project

    Scott Kinsmore, Director of Earth Structures Melbourne, has this to say about its latest residential project for Heyward Constructions,” The Lockington project was a difficult rammed earth build for us as a majority of the walls had limited access combined with internal steel columns and a polished concrete slab which can hinder speed of construction. […]

    Earth Structures Group, world leaders in rammed earth construction Earth Structures Group, world leaders in rammed earth construction

    The Earth Structures Group are passionate about their role in today’s building industry. Founded by Rick Lindsay in Mansfield, Victoria, the group has a commercial structure as innovative as they buildings for which they are renowned. ‘All over the world our clients are dealing directly with the business owner, expert builder and decision maker,’ said […]

    Rammed Earth Construction for All Time Not Just a Lifetime Rammed Earth Construction for All Time Not Just a Lifetime

    Many architects are embracing the contemporary advantages of centuries’ old rammed earth construction. There are many ways to prefabricate an entire home and it is done on a massive scale. The cookie cutter approach has allowed developers and builders to produce entire neighbourhoods at a lower cost per unit and raised their return on investment […]

    Rammed Earth Construction Conserves Our Natural Resources Rammed Earth Construction Conserves Our Natural Resources

    It is truly remarkable that the essence of ancient rammed earth construction is gaining popularity around the world and contributing to conservation of precious natural resources. Stabilised earth does not require using woody biomass or other organic materials which many predict are not sustainable. Some experts calculate that if rammed earth homes were built in […]

    Rammed Earth Builders Construct Harmony Home Rammed Earth Builders Construct Harmony Home

    Many Australian architects are creating amazing homes. A distinct number of these professionals are creating homes that embrace carbon reducing green building techniques and materials, including rammed earth. Architects and builders experienced in this media are in demand and work together closely to deliver the outcomes their clients want. Each time the result is a […]

    Rammed Earth Construction Builders and Benefits Rammed Earth Construction Builders and Benefits

    When building a rammed earth home, accessing materials located on the construction site or close to it is beneficial in many ways. Using local materials eliminates the need to transport earth to the building location, and, as a consequence reduces the carbon footprint of the project. Heating and Cooling Walls that are 0.4-0.6 m thick […]

    Luxury Homes Include Rammed Earth Construction Luxury Homes Include Rammed Earth Construction

    Luxury homes are guaranteed to capture people’s attention. In an increasingly green conscious world it is not unusual to find rammed earth builders are creating some eye-catching homes. Rammed earth luxury homes are reshaping attitudes, eliminating false preconceptions, and are demonstrating how far modern techniques have taken this exciting industry. CANADIAN ELEGANCE SHOWS OFF RAMMED […]

    Rammed Earth Homes Reduce Carbon Footprint Rammed Earth Homes Reduce Carbon Footprint

    Government Regulations Due For Change Reducing our carbon footprint, creating homes that shrink energy use, and making homes without destroying limited natural resources should be applauded. Some rammed earth construction advocates believe government regulations like the 6-star rating may drive some environmentally focussed projects off the drawing board this year. The rating system is intended […]

    Team Up for Rammed Earth Construction Success Team Up for Rammed Earth Construction Success

    Custom homes using rammed earth construction are an investment. It is not just an investment in a stable, secure, structural technology that appeals to owners of rammed earth homes. It is an investment in an environmentally friendly building practice. • The cost to invest has been compared to masonry built walls. It is important to […]

    Rammed Earth Homes Make a Statement Rammed Earth Homes Make a Statement

    Many successful people have contracted builders to create a “signature” home. The idea is to create a home that reflects the owner’s financial or business accomplishments. Rammed earth builders are working with a new generation of clients who are more concerned about making an environmental statement. Humble Beginnings Many people who have achieved distinct financial […]