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Hunter Valley Rammed Earth

October 22, 2012

Luke Mahony

Our most recent job was in the Hunter Valley near Newcastle. This photo are are a good example of heads constructed about windows and doorways.

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Here is an example of windows cast in using formwork to make a void.

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Earth Builders Association of Australia annual conference.

October 22, 2012

Luke Mahony

We recently attended the annual ebaa conference at bamarang retreat on the south coast of NSW. Here are some pics of a demonstration rammed earth wall we constructed which included a stratification layer using some local material.

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Mud World article in London’s Financial Times

October 22, 2012

Luke Mahony

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The following article recently appeared in London’s leading financial newspaper. It leads the article by saying . The world’s most primitive building material – earth – is being used to create some of our most advanced homes. The article goes on to say… “The ability of earth to moderate humidity and temperature is another advantage, which eliminates the need for expensive central heating and air conditioning.” Continue reading here.