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This session will inspire innovative, progressive ideas in sustainable architecture, speci cally rammed earth technology. It will highlight the latest research in the safety and stability of how insulated rammed earth buildings and their ability to create stable environments for artifacts. This session will reveal how this construction method can mitigate major agents of deterioration as outlined by the Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI). Both ancient and current examples of rammed earth construction, from the Great Wall of China to the Centre D’interprétation du Patrimoine Archéologique de Dehlingen, will demonstrate the bene ts of this sustainable custom design option for cultural heritage.
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