Unit B : Building with earth

  • B1 earth masonry
  • B2 cob
  • B3 rammed earth

 

Currently available for the EQF levels

 

L1 L2 L3 L4 L5
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Covers the following activities:

Cob. Rammed earth. Earth masonry.

(3 separate sub-units)

 

From the foundation or base,

  • raise monolithic or masonry walls, load-bearing or not, straight or curved;
  • build vaults, domes, staircases, heating devices, furniture;
  • build structural details, openings and service;
  • prepare surfaces to receive finishes.
  • Organize the site, including lifting, storage and protection of materials and structures.

 

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