What are your impressions of living in an earthen house? How do these rammed earth houses make yellow clay blocks expensive?
When it comes to rammed earth, many people think it's material used to build homes in countryside. In fact, rammed earth is warm in winter and cool in summer, making it an ideal material for building houses. So many home decorating projects use local materials, and rammed earth is used to build high-end poetic buildings.
Let's enjoy these real photos of buildings full of natural charm.
Bamuqiu Yunmansong B&B
The guest house transformation is based on benefits of rammed earth buildings. Retaining motley traces of years on adobe walls and appearance of a typical mountain house, main exterior walls are filled with a modern steel floor structure. -windows to ceiling to create a transparent and rustic atmosphere.
The viewfinder window in courtyard of auxiliary building is very peculiar, it separates above-ground plant landscape and underground earthen wall into two spaces, which greatly increases sense of depth of entire building.
At first glance, it looks a bit like a farmyard. The four walls are compacted earthen ramparts, across courtyard and lanes, platforms and steps, ponds and forests, forming an organic arrangement of residential settlements.
The courtyard is decorated in style of a Japanese garden, which is poetic and simple.
The second floor is completely transparent and enlarged to increase light intensity
It has its own traffic as soon as it goes out, which is pretty brilliant. Next to it is a bamboo forest, below a tea field, and in distance a valley surrounded by a sea of clouds, it is independent and natural.
The room is also decorated in warm colors and floor-to-ceiling front windows create an unforgettable viewing experience.
Valley of cloud shadows
The village is located in a blessed mountainous region and was rebuilt from old rammed earthen houses. At the entrance, a semi-open patio design is made, transparent and elegant.
While style of room incorporates Western elements such as Scandinavian and Mediterranean, old elements such as rammed earth walls and old wooden doors and windows are properly preserved. Rustic but chic.
Qingxi Lake Shanju Qiandao
The B&B is located on shore of lake, surrounded by mountains on three sides. After reconstruction of old house, original appearance of a traditional earthen house has been preserved. The floor is also earthen.
When you enter room, you can enjoy feeling of falling asleep against backdrop of a rough, hard-packed earthen wall. Right outside there is a spacious terrace, a good place to enjoy scenery and drink tea.
Outside, next to green brick road, there is a green swimming pool that has a bit of rustic charm to it.
For homestay designers, homestay itself is most beautiful scenery in mountains. Whether bricks, bamboo or rammed earth are used, a good presentation effect is always based on a timely situation.