Unusual Compressed Earth Blocks (CEBs)

Most compressed earth blocks (CEBs) are made in a mechanical press with a mixture of sandy soil, clayey soil, and a small amount of cement and water. CEBs typically require no plaster and are popular for walls, privacy walls, planters … Continue reading →

Low-cost construction interlocking soil cement blocks & bricks

“Low-Cost Housing – Construction – Materials – Habitech International – Interlocking Bricks and Blocks – Habitech International Building System is faster, easier, strong and durable reducing costs – Sustainable Green Technologies – Creates Jobs Generating Income and Revenues” … Continue reading →

Lime Stabilized Adobe Bricks

“In response to a recent post on the blog, I searched for Earthen Buildings East Africa to look for photographs and came across the following link: http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1187&context=theses [large file warning to those with slow Internet connections] You may judge it … Continue reading →

Vertical Versus Horizontal CEB Presses

“Vertical Block Press Pros – Uniform block dimensions in wall sizes – Simple adaptive mold changes – Able to produce interlocking block – Fewer block imperfections – Produce quality block – Produce uniformly dense block … Continue reading →