Unearthing the quality of rammed earth through fabric formwork

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United Kingdom


Scarlett Lee

Since I have been building a number of rammed earth with fabric formwork, I have found that the technology is honestly revealing the innate property of material – soil, showing a great potential to improve aesthetical and functional quality of rammed earth. In this blog, I am going to explain about the construction process of recently completed two fabric formed rammed earth walls and what I have discovered.

The size of the models is 250mm (width) x 600mm (length) x 1000mm (height), which is a small example to show what fabric formed rammed earth walls look like in real life.

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