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Why aren’t we using Aerblock when we build?

September 29, 2013

Why aren’t we using Aerblock when we build?

Why aren’t we using building materials like Aerblock instead of wood? Habitat Forum 1976 alumni Michael Baron is involved in manufacturing this safe, lightweight, storm-proof, insulating, healthy-air concrete material that mimics ancient pumice building blocks.

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Oldest known Neanderthal house found in Ukraine – made from woolly mammoth bones

December 22, 2011

Oldest known Neanderthal house found in Ukraine – made from woolly mammoth bones

Why do discoveries of ancient houses make me so happy? A 44,000 year old Neanderthal bone house has been found near Moldova in Eastern Ukraine. It’s a nearly circular structure made from woolly mammoth bone, and it’s 26 feet wide at its widest point – that’s pretty substantial, the same width as the little church I live in.

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