Monthly Archives: September 2013

Negative press and earth buildings

Whilst we wait for further news about the damage caused by Tuesday’s earthquake in Balochistan in Pakistan the press reports give a valuable insight into the negative perceptions associated with earth structures. The BBC report (posted 25/09/2013) summarised the details of … Continue reading

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gathering swallows

Walking the same route everyday opens the eyes to the small changes, that in ‘new’ places go unnoticed. The changes at the start of September can’t be captured better than the overly-familiar Keats “Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness … … Continue reading

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