Project

Brittlebush

Year of Completion

1-1-2010

Client

The Frank Lloyd Wright School of Architecture

Material of interest

Rammed earth

Material Used

Steel, rammed earth, wood

Properties of Materials

Approximately 90% of the steel in the project was salvaged from the school scrap yard; 100% of the rammed earth for the walls was from the school property; 100% of the wood used for the formwork was salvaged from onsite renovation waste. ""Approximately 90% of the steel in the project was salvaged from the school scrap yard; 100% of the rammed earth for the walls was from the school property; 100% of the wood used for the formwork was salvaged from onsite renovation waste.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Rammed earth

Material used: Steel, rammed earth, wood.

Properties of material: Approximately 90% of the steel in the project was salvaged from the school scrap yard; 100% of the rammed earth for the walls was from the school property; 100% of the wood used for the formwork was salvaged from onsite renovation waste.

Application

Interior

Climate

Mid-Latitude Steppe and Desert

Environmental Response

Local material

Keywords

Interior, Mid-Latitude Steppe and Desert, Local material

Location

Scottsdale, Arizona, United States

Sources

Architect website: http://www.soularchitexture.com/soul1/Soularchitexture.html

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Date submitted

August 2013

Disciplines

Architecture

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