Features & Benefits of Rammed Earth Home Construction:
- Thick/massive walls – usually 18-24″
- Noise reduction
- Maintenance free
- Thermal stability
Thick wall construction allows for architectural details that a thin framed wall can’t accommodate such as:
Where the sides of a window opening angle-in to allow more light and diffuse the sharp light/dark – window/wall interface.
A recess in a wall creating a shelf for artwork or books or a niche for a desk, window, seat, etc.
Thick walls provide the basis for a range of detail work including arches, relief panels, base board and pilasters.