NATURAL BUILDING ALLIANCE

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The Natural Building Alliance is committed to expanding and sharing knowledge, experience, and techniques for sustainable building.  We promote quality building practices and serve as a resource for building professionals and homeowners.

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Natural Plaster

BASICS Plasters, or renders, are the skin coverings or durable coatings to a wall or structure and in many cases can be applied on the

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Timber Framing

Adobes are formed blocks with no machine-powered compression. Compressed earth blocks (CEBs) are machine-made, compressed adobes. The soil composition used for making CEBs and adobe are nearly identical. However, the CEBs are compressed into more uniform and straight edges, which provides a different look than an adobe wall.

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Hempcrete

BASICS Hempcrete is a bio-composite building material that is created by coating and mixing particles of hemp hurd (also known as shiv – the inner

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