Back to the basics. It’s block production time again at TpESTATE. These are the blocks we use to build the homes at The Eco-Living Oasis at Kent, Sierra Leone Our homes are built using the Hydraform Building Technology based on the Hydraform Interlocking Stabilized Soil Blocks. The Technology replaces regular masonry units and mortar with […]
“Thatch has been used as a roof covering for millennia, and was the dominant material across much of the UK and Europe up to the late 19th century”. As a result we will experiment using it with the modern design twists. This is how it will look like with Thatch roofing.
We are exploring options to build small sustainable tiny homes in Sierra Leone. We have selected an Aframe house for our first experiment. These are the designs so far for a modern Aframe house. This experimental home will be build The Eco-Living Oasis at Kent, Sierra Leone sometime between December 2023 and April 2024 and […]
Sign up to join us at Sierra Leone Diaspora Investment Conference on Saturday, October 7th, 2023 at the Metro Points Hotel, New Carrollton, MD. You will have the opportunity to view The Eco-Living Oasis at Kent, Sierra Leone in 3D, take a tour of banana islands and other attractions. Want to invest in real estate, […]
The first 3D-printed house made with dirt. The 3D-printed house took 60 cubic meters of natural material and 200 hours to build An Italian architecture studio and 3D printing company have teamed up to create the first 3D-printed house made from dirt. The environmentally friendly place took just 200 hours to complete. It has a […]
Example finishing options showing a mixture of block and plastered walls. We like to do this to show a clear contrast between the traditional brick look and feel and the smooth modern plastered walls. Simple and minimalist bathroom designs like this are also beautify and affordable. What do you think?
Building a home with interlocking stabilized soil blocks (ISSB) like the Hydraform blocks we manufacture offers several advantages, including cost-effectiveness, eco-friendliness, high thermal performance, durability, and community empowerment. Cost-effective: Interlocking stabilized soil blocks (ISSBs) are made from locally available materials, such as soil, sand, and cement, which can significantly reduce construction costs. ISSBs eliminate the […]
First, both of them are construction materials made from natural soil. Usually sandy-loam soil – a type of soil that contains a mixture of sand, silt, and clay particles. Both are compressed using a manual press or a hydraulic press like the Hydraform machine. However, Unstabilized earth blocks and stabilized earth blocks differ in terms […]
A group of Sierra Leoneans who are passionate about open elections data and open data are deeply concerned about the misleading headlines being propagated on the internet by “Agora, a Swiss Lab & Foundation for digital democracy.” The Sierra Leone National Electoral Commission (NEC) did not officially use Agora’s blockchain technology to vote or tally […]
Adobe (mud block) is a building material made from earth and organic materials. Dirty block is the name we call it in Sierra Leone. In my village and the surrounding villages, 95% or more of the houses are built using Adobe blocks. Adobe is among the earliest building materials, and is used throughout the world. […]
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