Dodier’s House, Rwanda

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Enock demonstrating the Makiga block machine – Makiga Engineering Services – http://www.makiga-engineering.com/

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Block template for drilling wholes

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Compressed earth blocks pre drilled wholes

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solid timber ring beam is tied to wall by clamping rebar between two planks and tied with metal strap

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Compressed earth block (CEB) wall with metal door frames set out openings

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rebar runs up through corners of CEB wall and tied at top and bottom of wall

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inside, tile roof supported on timber battens above

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Walls rendered, stone foundations pointed, roof trusses and battens on

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Bruce Engel, from Sharon Davis design, lead the design and construction with Rwanda Village Enterprises Ltd.

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