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  Comparison

The table below gives a simplified overview of the main properties of a variety of construction methods.

 
Building type
Desirable Qualities Rammed Earth Brick & block Stone Timber cabin Cob Straw bale Straw clay
Insulation value          

Thermal mass
 
 
Eco-friendly
 
Breathable construction
   
Acoustic qualities
 
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