“It can take about two weeks to get your tests ready for this particular mix so make sure to leave enough time. You are going to need to do a number of tests before you find your ideal render, as the materials and the way they react to the environment are going to be different everywhere in the world. Even if you are living in a similar climate to us here, I would not recommend copying our mix as the clay, sand and poo you will be using will not likely be the same.”
“Eco-dome Morocco is an ambition that draws both in the basic design of the American-Iranian architect Nader Khalili and the rich Moroccan heritage in earth-based construction. This perfect combination is our main source of inspiration to give our buildings a new architectural and structural sense: buildings that respect the environment, adapt to the environment but mostly emanate from the environment; And because it is believed that human comfort lies in its return to nature, Eco-dôme Maroc is there to ensure this first step.”
“Earth is the mother of all building materials. It’s plentiful, non-toxic, inexpensive and can create beautiful, comfortable living spaces. This webpage supports the book “House of Earth” with pictures, videos, news and articles. Get inspired, learn and get muddy.
“Our earthbag hut is located in a place called El Nido which is in Palawan, Philippines.
“It breathes, it smells good and offers harmony with nature. If broken down 90% of it will go back to Mother Earth. It’s about sustainable living!
“An investigation on building with mud, one of human kind’s oldest building methods, that is still present all around the world. The film starts from the University research and visits places where this tradition is alive, in Bolivia, Peru and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.”