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Welcome to Part 1 of the interactive lecture on Raw Earth Construction by Madiana Hazoume. This part introduces the properties of raw earth and sustainability aspects of earth buildings. The following questions will be answered in this lecture:
- What is raw earth?
- Where and when has this material been used in construction?
- How can raw earth material improve thermal comfort in a building?
- Why is raw earth a sustainable material?
Therefore, this lecture gives you an historical background and practice examples. Furthermore, it goes into detail on using raw earth for insulation purposes.
At the end of both parts, you can test your knowledge in the lecture quiz.