Adobe USA 2007 Conference Archive

 

Adobe USA 2007 Final Conference Schedule

FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2007

8:30:00 AM - 10:00:00 Registration

10:00:00 AM - Welcome and Introductions
Quentin Wilson and Alejandro Lopez; El Rito, NM USA

10:30:00 AM - The Use of Lime in the Conservation of Earth Structures
Francisco Uviña Contreras; New Mexico, USA
Luis Fernando Guerrero Baca; Mexico

11:00:00 AM - Adobe as Phase-Change Material (PCM); Concerning a Proper Classification for Earthen Building Material
John Morony; Texas , USA

11:30:00 AM - LIME STABILIZATION OF COMPRESSED EARTH BLOCKS
Jim Hallock, Colorado, USA

LUNCH 12:00 - 1:30pm

01:30:00 PM - Woodless Adobe
Nripal Adhikary; Nepal

02:00:00 PM - Particularidades de la Albanileria de Tierra con Adobe y BTC
Célia Neves; Brazil

02:30:00 PM - Determinacion del la Zona De Confort: Region Purhepecha
Héctor Javier González Licón; Mexico

03:00:00 PM - A Reconstruction of an Ancient Airwell of Earth
Hauke Haupts; Norway

BREAK 3:30pm - 4:00pm

04:00:00 PM - The Hybrid Solar Adobe Home
Mark Chalom; New Mexico, USA

04:30:00 PM - Structural Behaviour Assessment and Material Characterization of Traditional Adobe Constructions
Dora Silveira; Portugal
Humberto Varum; Portugal

05:00:00 PM - La Enseñanza de la Arquitectura de Tierra en Tucumán, Argentina
Rafael F. Mellace; Argentina

05:30:00 PM - Inclusion de Residuos Ceramicos, en la Obtencion de Bloque de Tierra Estabilizada (Estudio de Caso: Municipio de Ráquira  Boyacá)
César Augusto Pinilla Flórez; Colombia

DINNER 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Poster Session

07:00:00 PM - Dynamic Testing of Rammed Earth Scale Models
Carmen Diaz; Oklahoma, USA

07:30:00 PM - Implementation of a Splitting Testing Procedure to Measure the Tensile Strength of Adobe Masonry
Marcial Blondet; Peru

08:00:00 PM - Hybrid Earth and Bamboo: A Design Challenge
Eduardo Carvalho, Portugal

7:30pm - SOCIALIZING, INFORMAL PRESENTATIONS: SLIDES, DVDS, VIDEOS IN CUTTING HALL, JARAMILLO HALL AND THE LIBRARY

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2007

9:30:00 AM - Demonstration of Soil Blends (located outside)
Richard Connerty; La Puebla, New Mexico

10:00:00 AM - Modelo de edificacion Sustentable de Tierra
Dr. Ruben Salvador Roux Gutiérrez

10:30:00 AM - Seismic Reinforcement of Adobe Houses Using External Polymer Mesh
Marcial Blondet; Peru

11:00:00 AM - Research and Preservation at Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
Marc A. LeFrançois; New Mexico, USA

11:30:00 AM - Comportamiento Termico de Muros de Tierra en Tucuman, Argentina
Rafael F. Mellace; Argentina

LUNCH 12:00 - 1:30pm

1:00:00 PM - Demonstration of Compressed Earth Blocks (outside demonstration)

01:30:00 PM - Adobe Moisture and Thermal Control
Tim White; Albuquerque, NM USA

02:00:00 PM - Use of Adobe on the High Andean Plains of Cundinamarca and Boyaca, Colombia
Clara Eugenia Sanchez Gama; Colombia

02:30:00 PM - Construccion en Tierra Cruda
Cecilia López Pérez; Colombia

03:00:00 PM - Degradacion de los Muros de Adobes Por Accion del Clima
Mirta Sosa, Rafael F. Mellace; Argentina

BREAK 3:30pm - 4:00pm

04:00:00 PM - Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, México: Una Ciudad Histórica Construida en Adobe
Luis Alberto Torres Garibay; Mexico
Eugenia María Azevedo Salomao; Mexico

04:30:00 PM - Villa Ficana in Macerata: The Restoring of a Raw Earth Quarter
Anna Paola Conti; Macerata, Italy

05:00:00 PM - An Experimentation on the Adobe Manufacturing Standardisation Between Past and Future
Gaia Bollini; Italy

05:30:00 PM - Preliminary Study on the Use of Mud-Based Grouts to Repair Structural Cracks on Adobe Walls
Marcial Blondet; Lima, Peru

DINNER 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Poster Session

07:00:00 PM - Mud in Mainstream Media
Kirk Higbee; Arizona, USA

07:30:00 PM - Christ in the Desert Monastery Living Quarters
Dino Alatzas; New Mexico, USA

7:30pm - SOCIALIZING, INFORMAL PRESENTATIONS: SLIDES, DVDS, VIDEOS IN CUTTING HALL, JARAMILLO HALL AND THE LIBRARY

SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2007

9:30:00 AM - Adobe Stabilization Techniques and Materials (outside demonstration)
Pat Taylor; Santa Fe, NM

10:00:00 AM - Reinforced and Stabilized Adobe Brick Building Experience in New Zealand
Lisa Morey; New Zealand

10:30:00 AM - Adobe Architecture: New Appropriate Methods Of Construction
Adel Fahmy; Egypt

11:00:00 AM - Estudio Preliminar de la Boveda de la Nave Central de la Iglesia de San Ignacio en Bogota: Bóvedas en Bahareque
Luisa Carolina Ramos Bonilla; Colombia

11:30:00 AM - Adobe y Transferencia: Sistematizando Las Experiencias
Lucia Esperanza Garzon; Columbia

LUNCH 12:00 - 1:30pm

12:45pm American Clay will do a demonstration of their final compression layer. They will do a drawing for $200 or a free American Clay workshop.

DEMONSTRATIONS/INFORMAL EXCHANGE CONTINUES OUTSIDE

1:30pm - 2:30pm - REVIEW AND CLOSURE OF ADOBEUSA 2007

2:30pm - 3:30pm - MEMBERSHIP MEETING

3:30pm - 4:30pm - BOARD MEETING

Invited and published speakers who were not able to attend the conference:

Brazilian Rural Adobe
Ana Cristina Villaça; Brazi

Urban Adobe Structures: Prospect with Special Reference to the Historic City of Ghadames, Libya
Amer Rghei; United Arab Emirates
Abdulgader Abufayed; Libya

House of Prada/House of Mud
Ronald Rael; Genoa, Italy

The Use of Rice Hulls to Make Adobes
Rosana S. B. Parisi; Brazil

Chemical Stabilization Of Adobe With Self-Cementing Fly Ash
Nurhayat Degirmenci; Turkey

Comparative Analysis of the Thermal Performance of Three Test Buildings
Kevan Heathcote; Sydney, Australia

Developing our Earth-building Heritage for Quality Housing in Developing Countries
N. A. Nwankwor; Nigeria

Re-engineering the Traditional Adobe for Capacity and Quality
S. C. O. A. Ezeji; Nigeria

Arquitectura de Tierra y Conservacion en Paquime, Casas Grandes, Chihuahua
Eduardo Gamboa, Mexico