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Materials for earth building
The materials used for earthen architecture are dependent on a local geology that gives access to soils suitable for use in construction.
These 4 images show details from the on-site interpretation panels about the materials used for the rammed earth walls for the Sheppard Theatre in the WISE building at the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT). The stunning circular space is made by 7m high rammed earth walls.

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