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Modern Earth Buildings by M Krayenhoff, R Lindsay, M Hall

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22

Australian modern earth construction

R. Lindsay,     Earth Structures Group, Australia

Abstract:

This chapter describes the stabilised rammed earth (SRE) industry in Australia. It outlines the construction systems used, the design parameters that have proven successful and the technical specifications used to monitor the product. It also explains the market place of SRE within the Australian social and economic environment. Finally it looks at the future of SRE in the Australian and global context.

Key words

Australia

stabilised rammed earth

insulated stabilised rammed earth

formwork

elevated wall panels

recycled concrete

quarried aggregate

SRE

ISE

rammed earth

sustainable building

22.1 Introduction

Thirty years ago a small team of ...

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