Why We Should Be Building with Dirt

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Sources & Further Reading:

1. Ronald Rael, “Introduction” in Earth Architecture (New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2009), pp.9, 15.
2. Laura Schleussner et al., “Afritecture: Building Social Change” in Afritecture: Building Social Change (Ostfildern, Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2013), pp. 13.
3. Clifton Schooley & Associates, “Insulated Rammed Earth,” Rammed Earth Home Designers and Builders – Canada (Clifton Schooley & Associates, June 29, 2018),
4. Ronald Rael, “Introduction” and “Compressed Earth Block” in Earth Architecture (New York, NY: Princeton Architectural Press, 2009), pp.10-11, 157-158
5. Andres Lepik and Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) , “Primary School,” in Small Scale, Big Change New Architectures of Social Engagement (New York, NY: Museum of Modern Art, 2010), pp. 33-34.
6. The World Bank, “Burkina Faso Overview,” World Bank (The World Bank Group), accessed September 29, 2022, of Change 244
7. Andres Lepik and Beygo Ayça, Francis Kéré: Radically Simple (Berlin, Germany: Hatje Cantz, 2016), pp 14, 34-36.
8. “Kéré: Work – Gando Primary School,” Kéré Architecture GmbH, accessed October 7, 2022,

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