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Created Date Thursday, 28 March 2013
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Burlap Reinforcement for Improved Toughness of Low-Cost Adobe Residential Structures_Ho et al_1002

Submitted to the 2001 International Conference on Ecological Building Structure. The use of burlap layers as a low-tech, low-cost solution to the problem of brittle fracture in adobe brick-wall systems.

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Created Date Wednesday, 03 April 2013
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Reinforced and Stabilized Adobe Brick Building System for Earthquake Prone Regions and All Climates_Schroder_2010

Submitted to BuildWell 2010 Symposium by Lisa Morey Schroder. Patented adobe brick types which accommodate reinforced concrete columns within the wal and save and simple scaffolding. Overview of engineering principles of earthen structures taken from the New Zealand Standards of Earth Building.

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