Rammed earth is an ancient building technique…
It has now been modernized to be stronger, more durable, and energy efficient with the addition of structural components like rebar as well as insulation. SIREWALL is the acronym for this modernized green building technique and it stands for: Structural Insulated Rammed Earth.
Tony Johnson from Earth House Holdings explains about rammed earth construction, and to get a peek at the rammed earth home he is building for his family in British Columbia, Canada.
Produced by Mat and Danielle from Exploring Alternatives.