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Re: [fukuoka_farming] mudbrick and straw

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  • Boovarahan Srinivasan
    Annual maintenance of plastering with mud patches is required in nubian vaults. It is equivalent to cob structures and relatively cool and more suited to
    Message 1 of 7 , Jan 25, 2011
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      Annual maintenance of plastering with mud patches is required in nubian
      vaults.
      It is equivalent to cob structures and relatively cool and more suited to
      tropical areas.

      Boovarahan S

      On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 8:29 AM, Sumant Joshi <sumant_jo@...> wrote:

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      > I am sure it must be very comfortable in any weather. how much maintenance
      > does it need?
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      > Sent from my BSNL landline B-fone
      >
      > Warm regards,
      >
      > Sumant Joshi
      > Tel - 09370010424, 0253-2361161
      >
      > --- On Sun, 23/1/11, cathrine <duezingare@...<duezingare%40yahoo.co.uk>>
      > wrote:
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      > From: cathrine <duezingare@... <duezingare%40yahoo.co.uk>>
      > Subject: [fukuoka_farming] mudbrick and straw
      >
      > To: fukuoka_farming@yahoogroups.com <fukuoka_farming%40yahoogroups.com>
      > Date: Sunday, 23 January, 2011, 9:37 PM
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      >
      > adobe being the spanish/american name for mudbricks, this yahoo group that
      > we follow as well, has good knowledge on the tecnicalities and best
      > practices involved in mudbrick building.
      >
      > Our house is in cob, just handfuls of clay mud and straw in 80 cm wide
      > walls, two floors high...it stands strong since 70 years.
      >
      > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/adobe/
      >
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