There’s a whole industry that specializes in industrial geotextiles, and an excellent online Geosynthetics Magazine for building professionals. They use similar polypropylene fabric as earthbags (sand bags), but use it for industrial purposes such as highway projects.
Development and passage of ASTM International E2392-10, Standard Guide for Design of Earthen Wall Building Systems. This four-year project has the greatest potential to affect the everyday lives and living conditions of billions of people in developing countries, where building materials such as wood, concrete and steel are expensive and scarce. Bruce King, Ecological Building … Read more
We get a lot of questions about privacy walls. The blogger at Sunflower River provides lots of photos to help illustrate the process. Instead of trying to recap what they say on their blog, I suggest following the links below for a detailed look at what they’re doing. Beginning process Wall almost finished Or … Read more