Article - 21 Jun 2004
The Kouga Cultural Centre in Humansdorp, South Africa, was constructed using locally-available raw materials and local labour to emphasise sustainability and environmentally friendly practices....
Article - 17 Apr 2003
The strength characteristics of cement stabilised compressed earth blocks produced by manually operated machines depend on the cement content, the compaction ratio and the lateritic solid...
Article - 28 Apr 2003
A series of dry-stack (mortarless) interlocking block wall systems 3 x 2. Abstract.
Article - 2 Apr 2003
The use of unfired earth as a building material, which is part of the tradition of many countries, is reconsidered in order to perfect details for improving the quality of walls in locally constructed...
Article - 4 Jun 2004
The impact of mankind on the global environment is considered, and fundamental ways of thinking about human and earth conscious manufacturing are addressed. Technical Brief.
News - 13 Sep 2006
Hetreed Ross Architects, Bath, has won planning consent for their exemplar
environmentally advanced designs for a new 60 bed accommodation block for The
Springhead Trust, Fontmell Magna,...
News - 16 Feb 2004
The New Zealand Herald has reported on a new technique of flax-reinforced earth building that is to be used to construct a "sustainable urban village".The village of 30 to 60 homes is to be begun with...
News - 21 Mar 2011
The patented construction method developed by Bruce Carpenter, who owns Inergy Homes and leads it as CEO, is said to be conserving energy by more than 259% than the set requirements of Energy Star and...
News - 4 Aug 2010
Whether you’re designing a slick-looking stone patio or a whimsical slate walkway, pavers are a durable and functional solution for creating an aesthetically beautiful look that will last for years to...
News - 16 Jun 2012
The start of summer has seen an increased demand for Evolve Composites’ Handi-Block Lightweight Concrete Deck Piers.
The Handi-Block is made from Evo-Crete, which consists of recycled poly fibers...