In terms of sustainability and green building materials, brick is probably king. The process of making fired clay bricks has been around for over 5,000 years and just keeps getting greener. Today’s brick kilns use about 70 percent less energy to fire bricks than just 50 years ago. Brick is a term usually referring to […]
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Massimino Moretti and his WASP organization say they have developed a process that makes a 3D printed mud house out of earth.
Hopefully, through my last articles, I’ve created a curiosity in many of you about the creative world of Natural Building. But before you decide to march off into your backyard, stick a shovel into the ground, and start building your very own cob cottage, it’s a good idea to have an understanding of what cob […]
For those planning new homes or buildings and wanting to make them as energy efficient as possible, straw bales present an interesting option. Take a look at this home, featured by American Clay Enterprises.