Archive for the ‘Coastal Rammed Earth’ Category

Wow, there is a lot of stuff that gets placed under the concrete and soil that goes into a home!! This web work is for the Coastal Rammed Earth Home and will provide gas, electric, water, fire suppression, vent ducting, telephone and much more. Now that this is in the ground we will be able to complete the roof and get the crane out of the front room!!



This Coastal Rammed Earth home has some incredible features in the design. The central column will house a wood stove, provide ventilation, light, and support for the whole roof structure. There will be 26 Glue-Lam Beams up to 59 feet long when complete. As you can see all of the cuts are double angled miters, and there are a lot of them! This structure will support a ceiling “sandwich” a total of only 43/4” thick which will house all of the lighting, solar & PV pre-plumb, fire sprinkler and other plumbing. This hill is so steep that the crane used to install these beams is stationed in the front room, and is progressively working it’s way out of the building. Hat’s off to the crew!!

This is a picture of Ben Korman the Architect of this exciting Coastal Rammed Earth Home. We have about half of the beams and purlins up, and are starting to sheet the master bedroom area. Looking good!



This photo is of our Coastal Rammed Earth home. This is the future entry that will have a glass pivot door, with a glass canopy. We are currently setting The Glue Lams for the roof framing. Look for this posting soon.