Peggy Building Presentation Sept 2009

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Peggy Building Presentation Sept 2009

  1. 1. Earthen Building Movement<br />History of Using Mud for Shelter<br />
  2. 2. Yemen<br />
  3. 3. Taos, New Mexico<br />
  4. 4. Wualate<br />
  5. 5. 1/3 of world’s population live in earthen homes<br />
  6. 6. Traditional decoration and culture<br />
  7. 7. A way of life<br />
  8. 8. Renewable resource<br />
  9. 9. Traditional building - bamboo<br />
  10. 10. Hardwood homes – became unaffordable after deforestation occurred<br />
  11. 11. Earthen Building<br />
  12. 12. Earthen Building Movement<br />Materials Needed<br />
  13. 13. Get in there!<br />
  14. 14. Necessary tools<br />
  15. 15. Rice husk<br />
  16. 16. Straw<br />
  17. 17. Helpers<br />
  18. 18. Earthen Building Movement<br />Building Process<br />
  19. 19. Designing – making a model<br />
  20. 20. Good overhang and gooddrainage<br />
  21. 21. Get some diggers!<br />
  22. 22. Digging the mud pit<br />
  23. 23. Mixing the mud<br />
  24. 24. Dancing in the mud<br />
  25. 25. Passing the mud<br />
  26. 26.
  27. 27. Adobe Brick Making-Pour the mud in the frame, level it off..<br />
  28. 28. Pull it up and start again<br />
  29. 29. Viola!<br />
  30. 30. Leave to dry in sun 7-10 days<br />
  31. 31. Laying out foundation with adobe bricks<br />
  32. 32. Raising up foundation for termite protection<br />
  33. 33. Laying bricks with mud mortar<br />
  34. 34. Laying each course<br />
  35. 35. Interlocking bricks<br />
  36. 36. Adding in door and window frames<br />
  37. 37. Putting up the walls<br />
  38. 38. Two stories<br />
  39. 39. Arches<br />
  40. 40. Hand plasters<br />
  41. 41. Troweled plasters<br />
  42. 42. Clay paints<br />
  43. 43. Roofing laid on top of walls<br />
  44. 44. Roofing laid in wall<br />
  45. 45. Thatching<br />
  46. 46. Earthen Building Movement<br />Examples of Finished Buildings and Ideas<br />
  47. 47. Wind catchers, Pakistan<br />
  48. 48. Adobe fireplace, North America<br />
  49. 49. Meeting hall, Wongsanit Ashram, Bangkok, Thailand<br />
  50. 50. Niches, stairs, details<br />
  51. 51. Women’s Center- International Women’s Partnership for Peace and Justice, Mae Rim, Chiang Mai<br />
  52. 52. Adobe Restaurant, Chiang Mai<br />
  53. 53. MunYeun – Sustainable Village, Chaiyapoom, Thailand<br />
  54. 54. Tractor shed – bamboo in mud detail<br />
  55. 55. Simple handmade windows – bicycle chain hinges and bamboo<br />
  56. 56. Youth Center in Laos<br />
  57. 57.
  58. 58. Pun Pun<br />
  59. 59.
  60. 60.
  61. 61. Relief tree<br />
  62. 62. Fun with clay paints<br />
  63. 63. Bathrooms with lime finish<br />
  64. 64. Bathroom with cement plaster on bottom<br />
  65. 65. The possibilities are endless…<br />

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