Evaluation of Compressed Lime Plaster tadelakt as a Protective Covering for Earth Structures

  title={Evaluation of Compressed Lime Plaster tadelakt as a Protective Covering for Earth Structures},
  author={Brenda Estefan{\'i}a D{\'i}az Mac{\'i}as},
If we observe popular constructive traditions, we could obtain solutions for our current construction necessities that require less use of the limited resources available. An example of these traditions is tadelakt, a historical Moroccan coating created 2,000 years ago and whose name, translated from the Arabic means, “rubbing”; it is based on highly hydraulic lime from the hills surrounding Marrakech, mineral pigments and vegetable soap. It was discovered by accident, when people realized that… 



Hydrophobized Lime Plasters as Protective Surface in Wet Rooms in Monument Preservation

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Non-Destructive Prospection of Ancient Steam Bathes Covered with Tadelakt — First Preliminary Comparison of Hammam Kasbah des Caids of Tamnougalt and Hammam Kasbah of Taourirt, Morocco

Nowadays the use of authentically, natural building materials for the preservation of monuments ends, where moisture and steam arises: in climatically challenging rooms like baths, kitchens, saunas,