Old materials and techniques to improve the durability of earth buildings

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Camões, Aires; Eires, R.; Jalali, Said;
  • Publisher: International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS). International Committee on Vernacular Architecture (CIAV)
  • Subject: Durability | Water resistance | Old materials

Quite a big part of the world’s heritage is still made by earth constructions. The durability of the existent heritage, as well as the new earth buildings is particularly conditioned by erosion caused by water action, especially in countries with high rainfall index. Wi... View more
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