Videos EARTH

Construction sites

This album presents contemporary earthen architectures : rammed earth, prefabricated rammed earth, poured earth, adobes… Includes a large number of interviews with professionals involved in the projects.

Earth Bags: Cal-Earth’s

Earth Bags: Cal-Earth’s Sustainable Architecture The California Institute of Earth Architecture hopes their Superadobe construction technique may be applied to more traditional contemporary homes found throughout SoCal suburbs.

AMACO – Building materials – Binders

Fractal tree in clay mud Setting of mineral binders under water Transformation of gypsum into plaster Electrostatic deviation of a stream of water Acceleration of the setting of plaster Deliquescence of salt Cohesion of mineral binders underwater Recycling plaster Fingers of air in clay mud