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Rammed earth construction. Sketch shows details of the CINVA Ram block press and details on how to use one.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1992 (v.76#2) pg. 32

Building with straw. Tamp a mixture of straw and clay into a simple wall form and reinforce with hardwood saplings. Similar to rammed-earth construction.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1994 (v.78#5) pg. 32

A timeless garden wall built of rammed earth.
FINE GARDENING #27 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 58

Rammed earth. An ancient building method made easier by new technology. How to build forms which are held together with pipe clamps. Combine with wood and concrete to build a house.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #11 Oct-Nov 1982 pg. 20
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #19 Feb-Mar 1984 pg. 10

Tips for determining the amount of binder, stabilizer, sand or clay to add to soil being used in rammed-earth construction.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #15 Jun-Jul 1983 pg. 10

Rammed-earth portfolio. A look at new forming techniques for earth houses.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #34 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 35
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #42 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 10

Tips on cooling a rammed-earth house in hot climates.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #63 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 18

Earth block construction. Part of the Owner-built Home & Homestead series.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #10 Jul 1971 pg. 101

Special Section offers tips on building a rammed earth house.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #23 Sep 1973 pg. 51

A look at the rammed-earth home of a Greeley, Colorado, couple. Includes description of how the rammed-earth walls are built.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #61 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 120, 122

Rammed earth homebuilding. A description of performance, moisture control, foundations, form building and soil types.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #155 Apr-May 1996 pg. 34

Rammed earth construction. Tips on building forms and using compressed dirt to form walls of buildings.
POPULAR SCIENCE Dec 1981 (v.219#6) pg. 114

Rammed earth houses. How one architect builds them using high-tech ideas. Includes a diagram of the plywood form for the walls.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1982 (v.221#5) pg. 82

Dirt-cheap dirt floor. A professional rammed-earth home builder shares his methods for pouring low-cost soil-cement floors that are not only durable, but extremely handsome in appearance.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1988 (v.233#4) pg. 76