Thursday, 10 June 2010
In 3 days 20 lovely people built a 2 metre internal diameter earthbag, superadobe dome with an entrance vault. We used approx.300 metres of polypropylene tube bag.
Below are a few pictures showing the construction process:
-A small drainage channel
-setting out of the earthbag dome
-A form was used to make an arched entrance
Aniko shaping the earthbag
-James and Marcin making the form
-The amount of clay used to fill the bags
-Vaulted entrance to the earthbag (earth filled bags) dome root cellar
The completed dome
part of the earthbag workshop group
The next two days were plastering the dome.
The earthbag dome after 5 days.
Part of the earth, straw clay, plastering group.
THANK YOU EVERYONE FOR BEING SUCH A GREAT GROUP!!!