Transparent Rammed Earth

Last winter while discussing my thesis ideas with a professor, she stopped the conversation, sat upright, and announced, as myself, “I am Meghan, and I will make transparent rammed earth.” At the time, I was switching from looking at cob to rammed earth because of its inherently more architectural qualities in regards to the modern tradition and discourse (this probably deserves a posting in itself).  I was also holding onto the general ‘ethereal essence’ I enjoy extracting from places, materials, and events in life, and realized a layering of transparency contains a rich vocabulary in producing this sort of effect.  Rammed earth being diametrically opposed to such effects could indeed be considered its beauty, I believe so at least – a CLICK for more