Building with earth. Historical review and improved characteristics by adding recycled materials
Tutor / directorFernández Carrasco, Lucía
Document typeMaster thesis
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Earth construction techniques have been used for over 9000 years, which highlights the antiquity of raw earth so it is really a very old material used in manmade buildings. Like cement in concrete, clay acts as a binder for all different sized particles into the loamin earth. This raw material can be found in every territory and that is why a large number of old buildings are made with this materialearth and spread on all continents.