Revealing the Potential of Compressed Earth Blocks—A Study in the Materiality of Compressed Earth Blocks (CEB): Lightness, Tactility, and Formability, by Egyptian architect Omar Rabie, documents explorations of the potential of CEB . . . This portion of a wall was built of specially formed interlocking blocks to increase friction to test how high friction masonry wall will highly resist lateral loads in comparison to walls constructed with standard blocks.
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Seona Reid Building / Steven Holl Architects
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Stephen Holl | St. Ignatius
How Architecture Is Born: 7 Fluid Watercolors by Steven Holl and the Buildings They Inspired - Architizer
Old meets new in Steven Holl's NYU project, as the somewhat biomorphic banister penetrations reinterpret, and draw attention to, the pronounced irregularities in the adjacent brick wall.