Instead of buildings that are less likely to give you cancer, how about buildings that can't give you cancer? Instead of buildings that produce less pollution than the average building, how about a building that produces no pollution?
The world’s most primitive building material – earth – is being used to create some of our most advanced homes
Although it has been around for millennia, rammed-earth construction—layers of gravel and soil, compacted into solid walls—is getting a luxury makeover. Devotees laud the low maintenance and energy efficiency of their earthen walls—and can wax poetic when describing their artisanal appeal