New Construction of Earthen Buildings
Rammed earth is created by compacting a clayey soil for use in walls or floors of buildings.
When placed in walls, formwork is ...
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Pneumatically Impacted Stabilized Earth (PISE)
Adobe
Rammed Earth
Pneumatically Impacted Stabilized Earth (P.I.S.E). is a method of earthen construction
developed by David Easton at Rammed Earthworks.
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This classic form of earthen construction migrated from the middle east, across Northern
Africa to Spain and then to the "New World."  
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Here are some examples of new construction done with earthen materials with a brief description of each type of
construction. Click on the associated photo or link for more detailed information of each type of construction.
ELT & Associates
Seismic Engineering of Earthen Buildings
Serving California and the World Since 1984
Telephone: (510) 295-4299
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