To advance and promote earthen construction
Earthen construction is an established, mainstream building technology
Join us for our next Members Present! –
“Integrated Rainwater Harvesting”
Tuesday, June 4th at 7:15 pm @ Bolner Conference Room (2nd floor) at the Southwest School of Art – 300 Augusta, SATX 78205.
Join us for Wade Kolb’s presentation on integrated rainwater harvesting with earthen construction.
Wade Kolb is a Natural Resource Engineering Designer with Westward Environmental, Inc.
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Earthen construction is for everyone.
ECI was founded to make earthen construction building more accessible to the many consumers, professionals, and institutions who seek the most sustainable materials for modern construction.
Earthen Construction News
Unfired earth building materials ‚Äî rammed earth, adobe, compressed earth block ‚Äî are a plentiful, structurally robust, and natural alternative to mainstream construction systems. Up to now, they have been more associated with the desert west, where adobe has been...
Earthen Construction Initiative is establishing a comprehensive set of community and professional resources to advance and promote earthen construction in Texas and beyond.
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Earthen Construction Initiative presents lectures and other educational events for professionals and individuals interested in earthen construction. Stay tuned for information on upcoming classes!
The ECI Board meets the first Tuesday of each month.
ECI Members Present!
Short-format presentation series occurring the first Tuesday of each month, following the ECI Board meeting.
A big thank you to Southwest School of Art for its continued support and use of their facilities, to include the Bolner Room and the Russell Hill Rogers Lecture Hall. Thank you for your generosity!
With your help, we‚Äôll continue to expand our efforts in outreach, education, and research to help bring earthen construction into the mainstream. We welcome your participation, your ideas, and your support.
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