“A team of folks in africa make some 7.3m long ferrocement roof channels for placement on top of a CSEB (cement stabized compressed earth brick) house.”
Vaulted Roof Technique
“The vaulted roofing system using conical tile has been developed and used by Centre of Science for Villages, Wardha, Maharashtra for the last four decades. The roof is easy to construct and uses local materials and skills.”
What’s the Best Use for the World’s Remaining Forests?
Our forests are under increasing pressure to supply materials for a growing population. What would you rather have – healthy forests or poorly built, oversized, inefficient, wasteful housing? Time is running out for our remaining forests and so we need to look more closely at options that use less wood, and then, as a society … Read more