[automatically translated] In many areas of our planet, in the past as today, the land is used as a single material in the construction of all the architectural and structural elements of a dwelling. The creative genius of the builders, inspired by the nature of the raw material, is expressed in the modeling and decoration of soft and snug lines that harmonize the space transforming the artifact into a work of art unique and unrepeatable. There are numerous techniques tested throughout the world for the production of plasters in sufficiently resistant raw earth and durable over time; as well as just as many preparation practices and drafting of the decorations, often carried out by women's expert hands in a ritual involving the women of an entire community.
|Title of host publication||Guida pratica alle costruzioni in terra cruda|
|Number of pages||11|
|Publication status||Published - 2014|
|Name||Tecnologia dei materiali per un'architettura sostenibile|
Firrone, T. R. L. (2014). Intonaci e decorazioni in terra cruda espressione di un'arte ancestrale che si rinnova nel tempo. In Guida pratica alle costruzioni in terra cruda (pp. 116-126). (Tecnologia dei materiali per un'architettura sostenibile).