Essays about: "Rammed Earth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Rammed Earth.

  1. 1. THE ESSENCE OF A MATERIAL? - An investigation of rammed earth, wood and plastic

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för arkitektur

    Author : Anna Willemark; [2017]
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  2. 2. The premise of progress

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Sigurlín Rós Steinbergsdóttir; [2017]
    Keywords : Architecture; urban; design; junior high school; market; density; underprivileged; sustainable; Ghana; Accra; Nima; new typology; mixed use; tradition; innovation; columns; traditional; local; materials; earth brick; rammed earth; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Nima is a distressed neighbourhood located north of central Accra, the capital city of Ghana in West Africa. Nima is an extremely dense community, where land is very scarce. Single floor, clay built compound houses occupy the entire neighbourhood. Spatial planning is lacking, infrastructure is limited and overcrowding proposes a severe problem. READ MORE

  3. 3. Post-human Intersections - Place-writing, Species & Enabled Landscapes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Malin Rönnerfalk; [2016]
    Keywords : Post-humanism; rammed earth; horses; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Post-humanistiska teorier ifrågasätter det med mänskligheten centraliserade perspektiv med vilket vi människor lever och upplever, beskriver och utformar världen. I ett posthumanistiskt perspektiv är natur kultur. Jord och djur är mer än resurser. Alla arter, och alla individer inom alla arter, är aktörer och subjekt. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainability & Economical Evaluation of the Smart and Energy Efficient Technologies for the Rammed-earth House in Accra Ghana : (Case Study in Accra, Ghana)

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik; KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Aslan Soltaninazarlou; Tanawut Taechakraichana; [2016]
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    Abstract : The energy consumption of buildings contributes 18% of world greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). This fact, along with the current increase in new African buildings, leads to vast opportunities for building sustainable buildings in Africa. READ MORE

  5. 5. Wastescape Bhubaneswar & Cuttack

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur; KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Oskar Gudéhn; Linda Ringqvist; [2014]
    Keywords : Bhubaneswar; Cuttack; Odisha; Waste; Waste Management; Architecture; sustainable studies; critical studies; Urban Planning; Formal; Informal; Minor Field Study; MFS; Architects without Borders; ASF; SPARC; UDRC; KKPKP; waste picker; godown; Mahila Milan; India; Rammed Earth; Mud; Bamboo; ANT; recycling; composting; biogas; landfill; slum; slum upgrading; interview; documentation; sketches; holistic; bottom up; social sustainability; economic sustainability; ecological sustainability;

    Abstract : This project is a study of the wastescape - a network of waste - of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack in Odisha, India.  The study incorporates key locations, e.g. landfills, urban wastelands and waste warehouses; major actors in the formal and informal waste sector; and flows of waste through economic and social systems. READ MORE