building trust & terraepaglia host sustainable arch. workshop in umbria building trust & terraepaglia host sustainable arch. workshop in umbria
mar 09, 2016

building trust & terraepaglia host sustainable arch. workshop in umbria

building trust & terraepaglia host sustainable arch. workshop in umbria
all images courtesy of building trust international (italia)

 

 

 

the ‘design + build workshop’, hosted by building trust international and artisan collective terraepaglia, brought participants together for a 12 day investigation into creating sustainable spaces through natural materials and methods. participants worked closely with BTI and terraepaglia in the collective’s native city of umbria, italy to learn such things as: adobe brick making, straw bale and rammed earth construction, natural plastering, and wood flooring. various forms were designed and built throughout the week, and the hosts hope that such an event is able to communicate the importance of sustainable architecture and locally-sourced materials.

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earthern curved wall during construction

 


video courtesy of building trust

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curved earthen walls 

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adobe brick materials 


a cut out section reveals the interior structure 

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wattle and daub are used to create the wall base 

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model testing 

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design layout

 

 

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