Bags of Dirt

Can durable buildings be made from bags of dirt?


The technique of building walls by stacking bags of sand is not new. It has been used for military purposes and flood control since long because sandbags are easy to transport, fast to assemble, inexpensive and resistant to water as well as bullets. The novelty is in the idea of building houses or permanent structures with sandbags. Read about Nader Khalili’s innovative technology in my story published in SpacesNepal magayine here: or download the PDF here.


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