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Adobe Mystique

  • 57 mins
  • 95%
  • All Ages
  • United States of America FlagUSUnited States of America
  • 2010
  • Documentaries

New thinking about building homes with adobe blocks--once thought to be antiquated and expensive, suggests that adobes may be the building material of the future. Adobe blocks have no embodied energy, clay and sand are available worldwide, the blocks adapt to new technologies (plumbing and electrical) and they are completely biodegradable. Architects and builders world wide are taking a second look at the potential of building with adobes in the 21st century.