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By C. Mileto, F. Vegas, L. García Soriano, V. Cristini

Earthen structure is common world wide and demonstrates an important richness of sorts either in program and in fabrics used. This publication discusses and debates the teachings that may be realized from earthen structure to create sustainable structure this day, either for the conservation of conventional latest constructions and the layout and building of recent ones. It offers with the learn of earthen structure worldwide so one can shield our earthen outfitted background and proposes those development recommendations as a sustainable alternative for development a brand new structure of the future.

Earthen structure: earlier, current and Future could be a worthy resource of knowledge for lecturers and pros within the fields of Civil Engineering, building and construction Engineering and Architecture.

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Lozano Martínez, J. Los chozos de los pastores y carboneros de Guadalaviar. CECAL, 2009. Monesma Moliner, E. Huesca,1993. Carbón vegetal. Temas de antropología aragaonesa nº 4. Dianet. A. Etnografía y léxico de la elaboración del carbón vegetal en Cerveruela. Centro del libro de Aragón nº 12, Abril de 2011. Roma Riu, J. Los oficios y trabajos desaparecidos, celebrados como fiestas nuevas. Zaragoza, Guara editorial 1980. The rapid implementation, ease of construction, the use of natural materials from the surrounding environment, energy saving characteristics and environmental friendliness make these buildings a simple and practical solution that would be worth considering nowadays for fast and temporary solutions.

A Tyvek polypropylene membrane was inserted at this point to protect against capillary action. indb 31 7/29/2014 4:34:58 PM Figure 1. Early sketches, showing a natural relationship with flowers (G. Barbeta, E. Navarrete). Figure 4. Placing of bamboo mesh on blinding concrete. (G. Barbeta, E. Navarrete). Figure 2. Developing the clay scale model together with the family (G. Barbeta, E. Navarrete). Figure 5. Dwelling floor plan (G. Barbeta, E. Navarrete). Figure 3. Laying the first stone (G. Barbeta, E.

Notably, in this context, an abacus references a ring beam. 5. Floors and roof: The same method of construction was used for walls and floors but with an additional mud layer on them to provide more thickness. The athel tree trunk was laid across the space between adobe walls and sawakeef. Palm tree fronds were laid across them. 2 Cob construction This was typical of Asiri where the settlement pattern was tight with independent fort like houses. The cob or midmak construction is similar to the adobe in Najd, the only difference being the construction of walls with mud layers instead of mud bricks.

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