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ABC Bush Telegraph talks about rammed earth

December 13, 2011

Luke Mahony

Following is a interview on ABC (Australian Broadcasting Comission) radio’s bush telegraph program.

A rammed earth house in Derby in Western Australia (Daniela Ciancio)

A rammed earth house in Derby in Western Australia (Daniela Ciancio)

Click here to listen to Bush Telegraph
Innovation and social development has driven the department of housing WA to choose rammed earth houses. It was the thermal qualities and operational costs of the house that was important to them plus it makes a comfortable house.

Dr Daniela Ciancio who started in concrete engineering has become interested in Rammed Earth because it is “durable, tough and strong”.

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