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, Dorset....
Article - 21 May 2019
Despite our efforts to seek more viable planets to live in via space exploration, there is no escaping the reality that for most of us right now, Earth is the only home that we have.
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...
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...