Details for the walls of a straw castle that has been built in Diourbel Senegal, using local building and thatching know-how || More images available of “Castelo de Palha” can be found by clicking through onto the website.
Farm houses located in Keldur, Iceland. Earth sheltering is the architectural practice of using earth against building walls for external thermal mass, to reduce heat loss, and to easily maintain a steady indoor air temperature.
A House In Luanda: Patio and Pavilion Competition winners
Rammed earth design won first prize in a 2010 international architecture competition to design a single family dwelling that would be radically cheap to build in Luanda, the capital of Angola. By Pedro Sousa + Tiago Ferreira + Tiago Coelho + Bárbara Silva + Madalena Madureira