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James White, Guest Columnist

James White is a green builder and works with several construction companies, including Colebrook Construction Inc. He also writes on his blog about construction tips and his DIY home projects. Follow him on Twitter @JGtheSavage.


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Rammed Earth: Affordable, and Relatively Unknown

Posted by James White, Guest Columnist

Jul 15, 2015 7:19:00 PM

Would it surprise you to learn that Spain's Alhambra palace and the Great Wall of China are both made of earth?

They are comprised not of stone or brick, but of a material called rammed earth. Considering that both structures have been standing for well over 1,000 years, doesn't this process deserve a second look?

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