Martin Rauch Refined Earth: Construction & Design of Rammed Earth (Hardcover)
Building with earth is ecological, sustainable and 100% recyclable. This material has been used to build houses, villages or cities since ancient times. Impressive architectures using the rammed earth building technique are created all over the world today. The ambient air quality of this building method is unsurpassed. Martin Rauch has been practising contemporary architecture using earth for over three decades. In this publication, he presents the results of his research and practical experience. The updated and extended new edition uses appealing language and images to convey the necessary expertise needed to plan and realise earthen architecture competently. Many images communicate the unique expressiveness of this natural building material and provide inspiration for own applications.