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A rammed-earth home's success depends on reusable forms that support the build, which are made of HDO plywood & dimensional & engineered lumber. The whole form is braced to keep walls square, level, & plumb during the pour and ramming; metal footings with turnbuckles enable the bracing to be tightened & loosened, as needed. Aerecura Rammed Earth Builders uses test cylinders filled with rammed earth to measure psi prior to & during the build in order to meet engineering codes. - Fine Homebuilding Natural Building, Architecture, Building A House, Earth Roof, Rammed Earth Homes, Earth Sheltered Homes, Pavillion Design, Rammed Earth Wall, Building

A rammed-earth home's success depends on reusable forms that support the build, which are made of HDO plywood & dimensional & engineered lumber. The whole form is braced to keep walls square, level, & plumb during the pour and ramming; metal footings with turnbuckles enable the bracing to be tightened & loosened, as needed. Aerecura Rammed Earth Builders uses test cylinders filled with rammed earth to measure psi prior to & during the build in order to meet engineering codes. - Fine…

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Welcome to the detailed wrap up of the rammed earth wall sections that have recently sprouted on the AltShiftNZ research and development sit... Natural Building, Architecture, Scaffolding, Eco House, Rammed Earth Homes, Rammed Earth Wall, Earth Roof, Earth Homes, Eco Buildings

Welcome to the detailed wrap up of the rammed earth wall sections that have recently sprouted on the AltShiftNZ research and development site. This post will hopefully clarify and solidify one's understanding of compacted earth walls (if it doesn't please ask questions!). First, and most necessary for this type of earthen building method, is the formwork. The formwork is composed of 4 main elements: (1) the 'shutters' which are approximately 4'X8' 2 in. thick pieces of plywood. (2) 2"x10"…

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Marc Riegler