Clay Soil Technology

CORBELLING
the picture below shows how corbelling technology looks like

Corbelling

  • Corbelling is a strong design direction
  • Identified in Mangochi as existing design for Loamy/Clay soils.
  • It was identified during co-design session with Nkhata-bay village + workshop.
Benefits of Corbelling
  • Do not Rot/ No termites
  • Proven local design
  • Proven building technique (1/3 Overhang)
  • Reduced surface run-off
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