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Mud Buildings on TED

 
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Hey all, thought this would be useful to share.

https://www.ted.com/talks/anna_heringer_the_warmth_and_wisdom_of_mud_buildings

An architect from Austria building with Cob and suggesting Rammed Earth.

I especially like the part where they used buffalo (not cows) to mix the cob, reducing the human labour, though she doesn't mention this as a time saver.

It was also curious to see people fondling the structure at Harvard. :)
 
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This talk sent me, once again, on a Ted Talk hour and a half.  LOL.  Anyway, this one is a keeper.  I hope she builds that mud skyscraper in Manhattan.  
 
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