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 […]
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?
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 […]
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. […]
TpESTATE is a real estate property developer, eco-friendly builder and Hydraform Building System Expert In Sierra Leone. We will discuss real estate development, investment opportunities, and market trends. Answer any questions related to Real Estate in Sierra Leone. You can learn more about our company at https://tpestate.com. Note that this is the first of […]
“Alternative building” refers to construction methods that differ from mainstream modern architecture. They often use natural building materials, with a strong emphasis on sustainable design. Recently, popular housing materials, such as treated lumber, synthetic insulation, and certain paints (to name a few) have been exposed as harmful to both the environment and the inhabitants of […]
Tamba Lamin has founded two businesses in Sierra Leone while in the US. He is the CEO of TpISENT an information technology company with headquarters in Freetown. His latest venture TpEstate (which employs 30 full-time employees) builds uses Hydrafoam interlocking technology to build eco-friendly detached, semi-detached, and terrace homes in Sierra Leone. Dr. Fouad Sheriff was inspired to launch […]
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