Earth, the new liquid stone: development and perspectives

Coralie Brumaud, Yi Du, Daria Ardant, Guillaume Habert

Revitalizing earth materials within the contemporary construction sector is advantageous in light of the imperative to decarbonize the industry in response to climate change. With the liquid processing characteristics, poured earth or self-compacting earth materials attract increasing interest due to their fast and easy production. Can poured earth be the liquid stone of the 21st century? In this perspective article, authors present different strategies allowing designing poured earth and identify challenges and opportunities given by this new liquid stone.



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