Bamboo Cabin Build @ RTF Guatemala

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The bamboo cabin has over 8 wall systems attempting to asses the most viable and affordable option for healthy Guatemalan housing. The walls use viarations of different earthen fills, lime fills, natural plasters with different walls of woven bamboo mats, bamboo and wooden laths. The results come out in favor of a natural lime fill with wooden lath taking in consideration affordability, durability, appearance, accessibility and  environmental impact. Also pay attention to the rock foundations. This was all done through the Appropriate Technology Collaborative and Mount Union University.

 

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