n.1.(Mil.) A bag filled with earth, used commonly to raise or repair a parapet.
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The US and South America have re-energised the use of earth as an architectural building component through earthbag housing technology.
All proceeds for the track go to the Nepal Earthbag House Appeal, set up by Liverpool musician Chris Preston.
Good Earth Nepal provides aid to the Nepalese people through the construction of new homes and schools using sustainable, affordable and earthquake-resistant Earthbag technology developed by world renowned Dr.
Smith, as well as Earthbag Building by Kaki Hunter and Donald Kiffmeyer caught the attention of the customers of Fertile Ground bookstore in Toronto, and Serious Straw Bale by Paul Lacinski and Michel Bergeron, and Change the World for Ten Bucks were popular at Chat Noir Books in New Liskeard, Ontario.
Then a friend suggested earthbag building and soon after we were hooked.
They cover adobe, cob, rammed earth, earthbag, light-clay, straw-bale, hybrid, and bamboo.
Light-clay and straw-bale are also included, and less common here at home, earthbag, earth-rammed tyres and bamboo.
We plan to start constructing our earthbag home this summer.
Join us on the MOTHER EARTH NEWS Natural Building & Green Homes Facebook page to share photos, swap stories, and learn about all types of natural and alternative building methods, from straw bale and cob to earthbag and log.
Building With Earth, A Guide to Flexible Form Earthbag Construction, by Paulina Wojciechowska is published by Chelsea Green Publishing.