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Prototyping of a Novel Rammed Earth Technology
Buildings of the future are called to meet increasingly high-performance requirements and to ensure adequate environmental sustainability of the production and construction chain. This issue has stimulated a keen interest in the use of natural materials in construction. Among these, raw earth has pr...
Earth construction technology Earth construction technology: Materials, techniques & know-how for new architectural achievements
International audience This books offers a unique and complete collection of the current knowledge in this new technological area backed up xith the well proven experience of CRATerre-EAG. It offers the tools for action, which can be helped by theoretical as well as practical advise-elements that ar...
Restoration of the cover architecture from 1980 to today through funds from the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Public Works of the Spanish Government. Criteria, techniques and results
[EN] The main objective of this PhD is to analyse the diverse interventions that have been made with public funds on rammed earth monumental architecture for the last thirty years. The growing interest on the study of earthen architecture that developed in Europe after the energetic crisis of the se...
The Past Architecture in the canton of Boën (Loire)
Pisé, known as cobwork in English, is a building material which uses rammed earth shaped between two parallel frames called forms. The use of this material in the buildings of the canton of Boën-en-Forez (Loire) was studied during a survey of the architecture of this territory. Where geological cond...
Arising, developing and disappearing of the rammed earth technique in Brasil
This article tries to chart the developing of an ancient building technique which might be the oldest constructual technique imported to Brazil, the rammed earth technique, and a variety of aspects in relation to the cultural heritage and other buildings of cultural significance. It does not pretend...
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Rammed Earth Construction: A Proposal for a Statistical Quality Control in the Execution Process
Unlike other common contemporary construction materials such as concrete, mortars, or fired clay bricks, which are widely supported by international standards and regulations, building with rammed earth is barely regulated. Furthermore, its quality control is usually problematic, which regularly enc...
Castillejo of Monteagudo (Murcia, Spain). Comprehensive analysis for Islamic structures conservation in seismic regions
Effect of adding insulation on the energy performances of rammed earth buildings in hot and arid climates
In a world context focused on energy efficiency and sustainable construction, returning to the use of raw earth in construction constitutes a good alternative to concrete construction, a system more energy consuming and yet more used nowadays. This return is justified by the excellent energy perform...
Heaven and Earth—Sustaining Elements in Hakka Tulou
Hakka culture reveals how the ancient Chinese lived. Hakka architecture yields much evidence that modern Hakka culture of the south flows from the ancient stream of the north. The genius of the Hakka is best seen in the unique roundhouses of the mountainous borderland of three provinces—Guangdong, F...
Mineral and mechanical characterization of earthen building materials from Argentina
The use of sediments for the construction of earthen buildings was a technological development used in every continent, from prehistoric times until the present. Earthen building techniques are varied, and they can be classified in three general types: monolithic systems (rammed earth), brickworks (...
Building with earth in the Neolithic in France: an overview
International audience Over the last two decades several examples of structures built of mud and dated to the Neolithic and Bronze Age, identified during preventive and research excavations in France, have led to the realisation that massive cob (bauge) constructions, used for load-bearing walls and...
The Influence of Geographical Factors in Traditional Earthen Architecture: The Case of the Iberian Peninsula
Architectural survey and archaeological analysis of the Píñar Castle as a starting point for its conservation
Sharing practice and the practice of sharing: two case studies about local building cultures and heritage
International audience This paper focus on two ethnographical fieldworks to explore the issue of knowledge and authority sharing considering the heritageization of architecture built with raw materials. Both — the revival of French rammed earth building cultures and the preservation of the Icelandic...
Housing and lifestyle in the Drâa Valley (Morocco) : monograph of a village, Asrir n'Ilemchane
This thesis treats the architecture of a traditional village in the southern pre-Sahara in Morocco, with the aim to understand the origins and development of traditional architecture in this region in its cultural and historical context. The village chosen here as representative example is the ksar...
Assessment of the Thermal Behaviour of Rammed Earth Walls in the Summer Period
Building cultures and ancient buildings retrofitting : engagements, trials and attachments around rammed earth building retrofitting in Isère, France
Ancient buildings face today normative, environmental and patrimonial issues which foster their renovation and engage a great diversity of actors. This multiplicity initiates a debate around knowledge, professional worlds and attachments which are woven around existing buildings. This thesis delves...
"Heritage” appropriation related to natural objects: new outlooks for ethnoecology?
International audience Result of a collaboration between two former students from the National Museum of Natural History, this poster aims to cross their young ethnoecologist views on issues of patrimonialisation (Rautenberg, 2004) and invention of tradition (Hobsbawm et Ranger,1992).Indeed, these t...
Article: «Micromorphological description of vernacular cob process and comparison with rammed earth» (2020)
Hamard E., Cammas C., Lemercier B., Cazacliu B., Morel J. C. (2020), Micromorphological description of vernacular cob process and comparison with rammed earth, Frontiers of Architectural research, 9.1, p. 203-215. Abstract Past builders have developed very low-embodied energy construction techniques...
ReHAb: a Project for Participative Retrofitting with Earth and Local Materials
International audience Widely disseminated by François Cointeraux publications in the 19th century, « pisé » or rammed earth can be found in many european plains such as Vojvodine in Serbia, South Portugal, Piemonte in Italy and Saône and Rhône plains in France, last of which is where François Coint...
Hygrothermal Properties of Raw Earth Materials: A Literature Review
Raw earth historic and contemporary architectures are renowned for their good environmental properties of recyclability and low embodied energy along the production process. Earth massive walls are universally known to be able to regulate indoor thermal and hygroscopic conditions containing energy c...
Consolidation and action taken on the second walled area of Biar castle
The project, arranged as a competition, was drawn up at the request of the Ministry of Culture by the PAISAR "Landscape and Rural Architecture" Research Group of the I R P of the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, with the aim of carrying out consolidation and restoration work. The persons in char...
Restoration of the monumental cover: past, present and future
S (4) Mileto, C.; Vegas F.; Cristini, V.; García Soriano, L. (2012). Sanierung historicher Stampflehmbau-Konstruktionen auf der Iberichen Halbinsel – Kriterien, Techniken, Ergebnisse und Perspektiven / The restoration of rammed earth architecture in the Iberian Peninsula – criteria, techniques, resu...
History Made for Tomorrow: Hakka Tulou
The documentary film, History Made for Tomorrow: Hakka Tulou was an October 2010 release by History Channel International. This film is an in-depth study on the green building techniques and sustainable lifestyle of the Hakka people of Southern China with a focus on the ancient Tulou rammed earth st...
Earthquake construction from the age of the Fer to the present
A close examination in the field, pioneered in southern France and then expanded to the north, has yielded evidence of several kinds of material used for building with earth and several ways of using it from the Iron Age to the present day. Micromorphological analyses carried out on a great range of...