Unfired earth building materials — rammed earth, adobe, compressed earth block — 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 used...
June 21, 2018 – SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS ECI is proud to announce the adoption by the City of San Antonio the new building-related and fire codes of Earthen construction. Thanks to Texas Public Radio and the City of San Antonio Earthen construction has been made more...
Earthen Construction Initiative
ECI has been organized exclusively for educational and scientific purposes.
To advance and promote earthen construction.
Earthen construction is recognized as an established, mainstream building technology
Thank you to Southwest School of Art for their continued support. Our board meetings and Members Present Series are held in the Bolner Conference Room due to the generosity of SSA.