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Natural building in Michoacan
Natural building in Michoacan
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Atécuaro, Atécuaro , Michoacan, MX
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Cool Temperate

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Natural building in Michoacan

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Rural, Intentional Communities, Community, School Projects, Philanthropic aid, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Capacitation of the indigenous people of Michoacan in natural construction with superadobe

Project Description

This project is the result of hard, hard work in September 2010 which represented; moving, shoveling, grading, fitting, slide and cast more than 70 tons of earth, entirely by hand without the use of machinery and sophisticated tools for build a Dome of 4.5 meters for use as cabin surveillance on land in the forests of Michoacán, bulletproof, fire, earthquakes and hurricanes.

The objective of this project was to build an Eco Dome, using only tools and materials available almost anywhere, it was more resistant, economical and durable than any structure of cement, rebar and bricks and document the entire process for developing a manual and documentary to inform others about the art of superadobe and allowed others to do your own home with materials almost given away.

So many people in Mexico may have a decent home without compromising their savings and regardless of socio / economic status.


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