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  1. pisé de terre or simply pisé, is a type of construction material

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 26, 2009
  2. structures are beneficial for natural building because they can utilize locally available materials with little embodied energy and harmful waste

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  3. an age-old building method that has seen a revival in recent years as people seek low-impact building materials and natural building methods

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  4. Traditionally, rammed earth buildings are common in arid regions where wood is in scarce supply

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  5. Using it involves a process of compressing a damp mixture of earth that has suitable proportions of sand, gravel and clay (sometimes with an added stabilizer) into an externally supported frame that molds the shape of a wall section creating a solid

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