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Earthbag Construction – Using Metal and Wooden Supports

Treatments for Exterior Earthbag Walls

There seem to be a number of ways to cover your completed earthbag “skeleton.”

Cement plastering in a hot, humid climate:

Cement over chicken wire in another hot climate:

Papercrete (ash, mud, newspaper)

Cob finished with paint and linseed oil


Earthbag Construction How-To

Laura Bartels of Greenweaver shows students how to use earth bags in construction. Filmed on location at the University of Colorado Boulder.

Earth Bag Construction

A presentation by Thalia Kazakos-Resh, a student in the UMass Sustainable Living Class on building a home in Mexico using earth bag construction.

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