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Rammed earth homes

Explore the beauty and sustainability of rammed earth homes. Discover top ideas to build your own eco-friendly and energy-efficient rammed earth home today.
Architecture Durable, Architecture Design, Sustainable Architecture, Residential Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Pavilion Architecture, Contemporary Lighting, Contemporary Style, Rammed Earth Homes

This LEED for Homes Gold project is situated on a walnut ranch in the Central Valley. Marrying modern details with the age-old tradition of rammed earth, this home sets the standard for green design. It harnesses both passive and active heating and cooling strategies including thermal mass, geothermal heat pump, solar thermal and solar PV systems. Project Architect for Feldman Architecture Photography by Joe Fletcher

Basudewa Oka
Architecture, Natural Building, Rammed Earth Homes, Eco Lodge, Rammed Earth Wall, Eco Friendly House, Earth Homes, Garden, Rammed Earth

Rammed earth is both a building method as well as a material. The rammed earth material is a combination of earth, gravel, silt, clay and lime/cement as a stabilizer combined into a damp mix and is then rammed into forms in order to create a monolithic wall. Rammed earth construction has been around for many years, one of the most popular rammed earth walls in history is part of the great wall of china. Rammed earth construction isn't new, but it's going through a renaissance today. This…

Chelsea Ferrin
Sustainable Building Design, Sustainable Building Materials, Organic Building, Rammed Earth Homes, Rammed Earth Wall, Cargo Container Homes, Container Cabin, Container Design, Container Store

One of the most common questions we’re asked is ‘How much will it cost to build my rammed earth home?‘. In this post we’re going to get specific about exactly what can influence the final ‘cost’ of your rammed earth home. And how to incorporate rammed earth on different budgets