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Maximize strength and ductility 

Enough strength

without too much steel 

Earthen walls are reliable even if strengths are lower than concrete walls.
  • Structural guidelines exist for brittle unreinforced earthen walls.
  • Reinforced, adobe, rammed earth, CEB: good strength, some ductility.
  • Reinforced ICEB, cob: good strength, moderate ductility,
  • Conventional earthbag: low strength, moderate ductility.
  • Improved resilient contained earth (CE) earthbag: moderate strength, high ductility.

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