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Reinventing the Mud Hut

It’s not often that a project requires you to bulk up on your haggling skills. Then again, it’s not often that a project requires you to re-invent the African Mud Hut either. But that was exactly the task presented to Karolina and Wayne Switzer, participants of the Nka Foundation’s “10×10 Shelter Challenge” to design and build […]

Rammed Earth Building Course – Norfolk Broads UK

If you like the idea of building with rammed earth, Michael Thompson teaches a two day course in the UK. Below are the summer course dates. “Learn to build using what mother nature provides, within my own Rammed Earth Eco-Shed on The Norfolk Broads!These fun and friendly courses will be held over two days and […]

DIY Rammed Earth Manual Available: March 1, 2010

Michael Thompson, the rammed earth home builder, will be releasing a book on March 1, 2010.  This is sure to be an excellent resource for anyone considering building their own rammed earth home. DIY Rammed Earth Manual

Michael Thompson’s Rammed Earth Buildings

A few weeks ago I drew up a 3D drawing of Michael Thompson’s rammed earth wall former and posted the drawings on Tiny House Design. He’s now getting more press for his low cost rammed earth homes and small buildings; read the full article in Eastern Daily Press. Read more at Shedworking Learn more about […]

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