Rammed earth / Guides

Alternative wall coverings to drywall
Walls and Roofs

The best alternatives to drywall for finishing interior walls

...Rammed earth wall panels Another natural interior wall option that brings a lot of thermal mass with it is rammed earth panels. This one you will pay a premium for, but they are a very sustainable and beautiful interior finish. Rammed earth is a building technique using earth mixed with binders to create solid wall p...

Midori Uchi
Efficient home design

A new contender for the title of Canada's Greenest Home

...Rammed earth walls (first time in a single family residence in the Lower BC Mainland) Rainwater recycling ICF foundations Solar thermal Solar PV In-home energy monitoring and tracking Concrete made from recycled building waste Reclaimed lumber and building materials Naikoon Contracting Ltd. is an awar...

Gabion walls can be used for building homes
Concrete and masonry

Gabion Walls - what is a gabion cage & how to build with them?

...rammed earth walls. GABION WALL (LOOSE) COST( $) DRY STONE WALL COST( $) CONCRETE WALL COST($) H = 3 Ft 100 H = 3 Ft 140 H = 3 Ft 1 150 H = 10 Ft 725 H = 10 Ft 1 315 H = 10 Ft 3 250 H = 16 Ft 1 900 H = 16 Ft 3 530 H = 16 Ft 4 560 ...