curset amics de l’arquitectura popular
PROJECTS I CONSULTING
Earth Study and Correction
20è curset d’arquitectura popular
September 28th and 29th. 2019
The course focuses on the rehabilitation of the rammed earth walls, with a theoretical part and another practice by the professors of Fetdeterra, Maite Sainz de la Maza and Macari de Torres.
The methodology used in this restoration, consisted of the characterization of the earth and the formulation of the new material, and the development of a Erodible Tapialblock, where controlled erosion was applied until have the same texture as the original wall, with a total integration of the material into the wall, which allows the elimination of materials introduced in old restorations, such as ceramic blocks or cement mortars , to avoid possible pathologies and recover the original image and aesthetics of the rammed earth walls.