Compressed Earth Blocks

"Compressed Earth Block (CEB) is one name given to earthen bricks compressed with hand-operated or motorized hydraulic machines." (Natural Building Colloquium)

Here is a poster illustrating the main stages of production including sieving the soil, measuring and mixing of components, molding, quality control, curing and stacking. It also includes guidelines on the proper building practices when using compressed earth blocks. (UN Habitat).


Theses/Reports of CEB Work Completed at CU-Boulder