Ranchito Cascabel, a.k.a. Timmyland
Just north of San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, Tim Sullivan has built Timmyland, inspired by the work of Antoni Gaudí in Barcelona, Spain. What started as a sleeping porch and a storage room has evolved into a rambling, otherworldly folly that has to be seen to be believed.
Rammed Earth Walls - PureBuild
Rammed earth is an ancient building technique that is ideally suited to a desert climate. Rammed earth walls are built by compacting a soil-cement mixture into a forming system. The final result is a beautifully striated natural wall system. Rammed earth walls are energy efficient, sound buffering, termite and fire resistant, and are a compelling …
A Rammed Earth Kitchen Wall
Rammed earth is such a beautiful way of building. Thick walls of earth mediate between indoors and out, modulating the temperature and humidity levels. The material is beautiful, too, and solid so it is visible on both the interior and the exterior of a structure. But what about when dealing with this material on a kitchen wall?Rammed earth is probably not a material you want being exposed to the splashes and stains of kitchen uses.