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Buildings Constructed of Earth

"One half of the world's population, approximately 3 billion people on 6 continents lives or works in buildings constructed of earth…The Musgum, an ethnic group in far north province in Cameroon, create their tall conical dwellings from compressed sun-dried mud. Called Cases Obos, the profile of the structure is that of a catenary arch— the ideal mathematical form to bear a maximum weight 
with minimal material.…"


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