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 →

Stonemaker Machine

“CEO Gary Troke shows us his amazing stonemaker machine. It is a mobile block, brick and wet cement making machine. It is capable of making any type of brick or block imaginable. It is also an amazing compressed earth block … Continue reading →

$300 Geopolymer CEB House

I’ve added a third entry in ‘The $300 House Open Design Challenge’. CEBs are popular and practical, and some of you may be thinking of using them for columns, next to wood stoves, interior walls or as a design element. … Continue reading →

Star Top CEB Presses

Compressed earth blocks (CEBs) have countless uses and come in dozens of shapes (many more than shown here). They are commonly used for residential and commercial structures, earthquake resistant structures, privacy walls, columns, bond beams, pavers, planters, stairs, etc. For … Continue reading →