Earthen Dwellings and Structures

Current Status in their Adoption

  • B. V. Venkatarama Reddy
  • Monto Mani
  • Pete Walker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. Earthen Materials and Technology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. R. K. Preethi, B. V. Venkatarama Reddy
      Pages 3-14
    3. Alastair Marsh, Andrew Heath, Pascaline Patureau, Mark Evernden, Pete Walker
      Pages 15-26
    4. R. Lepakshi, B. V. Venkatarama Reddy
      Pages 39-50
    5. S. N. Ullas, G. S. Pavan, K. S. Nanjunda Rao
      Pages 61-70
    6. K. Gourav, S. N. Ullas
      Pages 71-79
    7. Rodrigo Amaral Rocha, Pedro Henryque Melo de Oliveira
      Pages 81-92
    8. Lucas Miranda Araújo Santos, Aline Figueirêdo Nóbrega de Azerêdo, Givanildo Alves de Azerêdo, Sérgio Ricardo Honório de Assis
      Pages 93-103
    9. Y. Kulshreshtha, P. J. Vardon, N. J. A. Mota, M. C. M. van Loosdrecht, H. M. Jonkers
      Pages 105-115
    10. Nikita Zachariah, Ramesh K. Kandasami, Aritra Das, Tejas G. Murthy, Renee M. Borges
      Pages 131-139
    11. H. G. Vivek Prasad, K. S. Jagadish
      Pages 153-162
    12. Andrea Klinge, Eike Roswag-Klinge, Christof Ziegert, Caroline Kaiser, Danijela Bojic
      Pages 163-174
    13. Rosie Paul, Sridevi Changali
      Pages 175-189
    14. Sravan Muguda, George Lucas, Paul Hughes, Charles Augarde, Alessia Cuccurullo, Agostino Walter Bruno et al.
      Pages 191-201
    15. Holur Narayanaswamy Abhilash, Jean-Claude Morel
      Pages 203-214
    16. T. K. Jyothi, S. Raghunath, R. V. Ranganath, K. S. Jagadish
      Pages 245-255
    17. Gerardo Araya-Letelier, Federico C. Antico, Jose Concha-Riedel, Andres Glade, María J. Wiener
      Pages 257-267
    18. Jose Concha-Riedel, Gerardo Araya-Letelier, Federico C. Antico, Ursula Reidel, Andres Glade
      Pages 269-278
    19. Kristopher J. Dick, J. Pieniuta, K. Arnold, P. Logan, Timothy J. Krahn
      Pages 279-290
  3. Structural Performance and Durability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 291-291
    2. B. V. Venkatarama Reddy, V. Suresh, K. S. Nanjunda Rao
      Pages 293-303
    3. K. P. I. E. Ariyaratne, Chintha Jayasinghe, M. T. R. Jayasinghe, Pete Walker
      Pages 305-317
    4. Inayath Kharoti, Pete Walker, Chintha Jayasinghe
      Pages 319-330
  4. Energy and Environmental Performance: Climatic Response and Thermal Performance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 331-331
    2. Tuan Anh Phung, Malo Le Guern, Mohamed Boutouil, Hasna Louahlia
      Pages 345-356
    3. T. Vinceslas, T. Colinart, E. Hamard, A. Hellouin de Ménibus, T. Lecompte, H. Lenormand
      Pages 357-367
  5. Energy and Environmental Performance: Thermal Comfort and Indoor Air-Quality

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 369-369
    2. Andrea Klinge, Eike Roswag-Klinge, Matthias Richter, Patrick Fontana, Johannes Hoppe, Jerome Payet
      Pages 371-382
    3. Maria Idália Gomes, João Gomes, Paulina Faria
      Pages 383-394
    4. Valeria Cascione, Daniel Maskell, Andy Shea, Pete Walker
      Pages 395-406
  6. Architecture/Design

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 407-407
    2. Amit C. Kinjawadekar
      Pages 409-418
  7. Heritage: Conservation, Repair and Reuse

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 435-435
  8. Codes and Design Guidelines

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 447-447
    2. Timothy J. Krahn, Kristopher J. Dick
      Pages 449-455
    3. Antonin Fabbri, Longfei Xu, Henry Wong, Fionn McGregor
      Pages 457-466
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 467-468

About this book


This book presents selected papers presented during the International Symposium on Earthen Structures held in IISc Bangalore. The papers in this volume cover the theme of earthen structures, with technical content on materials and methods, structural design and seismic performance, durability, seismic response, climatic response, hygrothermal performance and durability, design and codes, architecture, heritage and conservation, and technology dissemination. This book will be of use to professionals, academics, and students in architecture and engineering. 


Earthen Dwellings Earthen Structures Seismic Performance Seismic Response Durability of Earthen Homes Hygrothermal Performance Heritage Conservation Earthen Dwelling Design Codes for Earthen Houses

Editors and affiliations

  • B. V. Venkatarama Reddy
    • 1
  • Monto Mani
    • 2
  • Pete Walker
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Civil EngineeringIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Centre for Sustainable TechnologiesIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia
  3. 3.Department of Architecture and Civil EngineeringUniversity of BathBathUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Singapore
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-981-13-5882-1
  • Online ISBN 978-981-13-5883-8
  • Series Print ISSN 2363-7633
  • Series Online ISSN 2363-7641
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