Wyoming library built with "green" rammed-earth technique

A $5 million addition to the Sublette County Library in Wyoming used a green building technique thousands of years old. Terra Firma Builders of British Columbia built the addition using rammed earth, moist dirt molded under pressure, to form walls and ceilings. Generally fireproof, rammed-earth buildings are also energy efficient and resistant to earthquakes.

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