manuale faidate

The walls of green building

characteristics of a masonry

Masonry made in green building must meet specific criteria:

  • Must be made of natural materials
  • Materials must have the lowest possible environmental impact
  • The materials used must not be polluted / contaminated or have undergone chemical alterations
  • They should guarantee the perspiration of the rooms and the regulation of the internal humidity
  • They should guarantee the permeability to natural radiation and electromagnetic fields
  • They should have good sound-absorbing power
  • They must not give off harmful substances or dust

Various techniques and materials have been developed for the construction of masonry that incorporates ancient processes with a modern twist:

An example of this practice is the construction of bricks with raw bricks using the Adobe technique (earth and straw) or the Pisè technique (beaten earth).


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