Year of Completion

2000

Client

N/A

Material of interest

stone

Material Used

Rammed earth

Properties of Materials

The use of rammed earth provides a structural strength similar to concrete. Works as a great humidity barrier and installation. Easily found materials. In this case, materials were collected from within the city and ground down.

Material Properties

Material of interest: Stone

Material used: Rammed earth

Properties of Material: The use of rammed earth provides a structural strength similar to concrete. Works as a great humidity barrier and installation. Easily found materials. In this case, materials were collected from within the city and ground down.

Application

Structure and insulation

Climate

Marine West Coast Climate

Keywords

Structure and insulation, Marine West Coast Climate

Location

Berlin, Germany

Sources

Case study by Cameron McRae, Washington University in St. Louis.

Manufacturer website: http://www.lehmtonerde.at/en/martin-rauch/

Other: http://www.kapelle-versoehnung.de/bin/deutsch/doku- mentation/index.php

http://www.eartharchitecture.org/ index.php?/archives/609-The-Chapel-of-Reconciliation. html

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Date submitted

March 2014

Disciplines

Architecture

Chapel of Reconciliation in Berlin, Germany

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