timber, earth and dark clouds on a stormy day.” says Melinda.
Photo: Jennie Hunt © 2012 Houzz
called rammed earth. Rammed earth buildings are common in dry regions where wood is scarce. They're constructed from a mixture of earth, with proportions of sand, gravel and clay, often with a stabiliser (cement).
timber, earth and dark clouds on a stormy day,” Woodyard says.
2. An eco-friendly retreat in the bushland. Traveling to the other side of the island, this lovely home is in the bushland, on the northern outskirts of Perth. The construction is rammed earth and was designed for maximum energy efficiency