SUSTAINABILITY: Making 120 mud bricks per hour - on the construction site.

21. January 2020 | Material | via Design-4-sustainability.com

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MecoPress is also powered by solar energy. (Credit: bricabloc.com)

 

According to an article on Design-4-sustainability.com, MecoConcept has created an hydraulic press that has the ability to create “LEGO”-like bricks made of mud and a mixture of hydraulic binder materials. In less than 30 seconds, the hydraulic press produces a brick that looks similar to that of LEGO. It is however possible to construct load-bearing walls with these blocks! With this ability, devastated areas can now have the materials to use in rebuilding their houses or you can build your own eco-home made from local resources like mud, dirt.

 

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The MecoPress in action.