Código : 2 . 2 an Assessment of Raw Materials for Earth Construction in County Offaly , Ireland


This paper investigates the suitability of Irish soil for earth construction in Rhode, Co. Offaly, in an effort to provide sustainable construction alternatives to a currently unsustainable building sector of high energy demand and increasing CO2 and pollutant emission. The soil used to build a traditional earth farmhouse in Rhode was studied. The soil is… (More)

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