Mud House Construction
Date: Winter 2011-2012
How do you make a house out of mud?
Mud houses, called adobe houses in the Southwest United States are
made of mud bricks.
First you make a square wooden frame, then you put mud in the frame and then
you either let it dry in the sun or you fire it in a kiln.
Then you use mud as a mortar to build walls. You have to use some other
substance such as wood or thatch for the roof.
Attached please find a photo of an adobe house in Lincoln, New Mexico.
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Update: June 2012