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Rammed Earth Home Designers and Builders - Canada
For earth homes "Insulated rammed earth walls are perfect for the climate of Canada with their strength, durability and heat saving properties. Since the insulation is on the inside; the natural beauty, color and texture of the walls remain for people to enjoy for generations."
How to make your own rammed earth walls.
.... The illustration above (from a 1982 Popular Science article) has a great side perspective detailing of the form's interaction with the foundation in the 'close up' circle located in the lower left. Ideally you want to have this lip/ledge so that the formwork can have a base to rest upon and be clamped against. There are two different ways to achieve such a ledge: