BOOK : Today’s earthen architecture


The book Earthen architecture today gather TERRA Award
40 finalists buildings, preselected among 357 submissions.

Built in adobe, cob, compressed earth blocks, rammed earth, wattle and daub or light clay, these inspiring buildings incite to rediscover raw earth int he construction field. With a low embodied energy , this material is ecological, wealth and bargain.


20160404_TERRAAward_Architecture en terre d aujourd hui_couverture Today’s earthen architecture

Author: Dominique Gazin-Müller
Language: French
Illustrations: Pauline Sémon
Edition: Museo / CRAterre
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The book also highlight earthen construction techniques with fabulous detailled illustrations.
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20160404_TERRAAward_Architecture en terre d aujourd hui_couverture Illustrations
Today’s earthen architecture

Illustrations: Pauline Sémon
Texts: Dominique Gauzin-Müller
Scientific commitee:Patrice Doat,
Laetitia Fontaine, Hubert Guillaud


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