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Contents:

 

1.1 Key-people identified:

  • Builder Hans Bulthuis
  • Architect Jenny Andersson
  • Professional Johannes Riesterer - Svenska Jordhus (Swedish Clay Builder)
  • Architect Lars Palmgren
  • Professional Ulf Henningsson

 

1.2 Key-institutions identified:

  • Byggnadsvård Nääs – Nääs Building Conservation Centre

 

1.3 Key-people contacted:

  • Architect Eva-Rut Lindberg - Royal Institute of Technology
  • Builder Hans Bulthuis
  • Architect Jenny Andersson
  • Builder Johannes Riesterer - Svenska Jordhus (Swedish Clay Builder)
  • Architect Lars Palmgren
  • Maja Malmgren
  • Builder Ulf Henningsson

 

1.4 Sites identified:

  • Historical sites in rammed earth: rammed earth cottages in Norland and in Kvicksund; rammed earth building in Sallerup; rammed earth building in Upland Post office; municipal building made in rammed earth in Malmo; restored rammed earth farm building now part of a Malmo Municipality recreational area; rammed earth building in the city of Falkenberg; Gisselson house built in 1920; Estate managers' office built at the historic castle Hjuleberg, in Halland. - built in 1921; 'Villa Terra' built at Jordhuset in 1920.
  • Baptist chapel in rammed earth in Oppmanna(sjö) parish, Arkelstorp, Skåne. Restoration architect, Lars-Ingvar Larsson.

 

1.5 Sites visited:

  • Workshop in Vekhyttan (Maja Malmgren)
  • Byggnadsvård Nääs (Architectural Nääs)
  • Church Antroposofic Architecture - Architect Walter Drumt
  • 3 periods of rammed earth homes in Steninge
  • Rammed Earth Sculture by Builder Hans Bulthuis – in Lund
  • Anthroposophist (Steiner) community

 

1.6 Contributors to the cartography:

  • Architect Eva-Rut Lindberg - Royal Institute of Technology
  • Builder Hans Bulthuis
  • Builder Johannes Riesterer - Svenska Jordhus (Swedish Clay Builder)
  • Architect Lars Palmgren
  • Builder Ulf Henningsson

 

1.7 Notes:

  • There are some unconfirmed references of cob being used as a traditional technique in the late 18th and the 19th century.
  • Earthship built in Skattungbyn (Sweden) by Jonas Erlandsson (future eco-village)
 
 
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