The flexibility and earthquake resistance of EARTH
This traditional walling system with a history of 6000 years beautifully illustrates the flexibility, ease of production and adaptability of earth architecture. Wattle and Daub is a composite wall building technique using tightly woven wooden sticks or split Bamboo known as the wattle, coated with a clay rich mix of chopped straw and soil, hair or animal dung, known as the daub. Many historic buildings include wattle and daub construction, and the technique is becoming popular again!
Discover our interpretation of wattle and daub in our projects.