“Parque da Asa Sul in Brasilia, there is an interesting building superadobe – technique that uses compressed raw land in sacks (Bombina raffia) lined up on one another. In a series of photos, we stroll through the history of the work. The project is the result of a partnership between NGOs Ipoema the Government of the Federal District. In the image above, we see a first step, with walls already raised and the top of the window installation.”
“Fagnoon Art School hosted a workshop for teaching the latest methods of earthbag building, an inexpensive construction method, hoping to bring the innovative technique to their farms and villages.
“STOP the Destruction of the World organization’s Permaculture location as well as of a brick-making project they have in town, and a home that one of their scientists and his wife are building that includes some of the bricks they made. The video ends in the water park next to the hotel.”
“We want to create earth building awareness by running a campaign on Kickstarter.com. To do this we need a line of products. We want to represent the culture to the best of our ability by asking you first, what would you like to see?
“Such nice people … I am super happy! Machimbrado finished the roof membrane. It was a labor intense 7 days, praying that the rains do not bend the wood, covered with plastic at night what we were roofing. The only thing missing is a wing, perhaps made of reeds. We made a modification in the … Read more
Brasília, DF Project: 2009 Construction Park headquarters of Asa Sul, Brazil’s first urban park to be planned permacultural within guidelines. Ipoema partnership with the Institute of Permaculture. – Building with superadobe structural walls. – Use of natural lighting with glass bottles (recycled material). – Sustainable sanitation system (basin evapotranspiration). Source: Arqui Natura