Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Vault Prototype - 2nd Layer

The tile vaulting method is a layered system. So, the team got together for a training day to practice the second layer of tiling and plastering. Since we ran out of tiles we did what we could with what we had and simply did plastering for the rest of the vault.


Vault Prototype - Mfangano Island from Empowering Mfangano on Vimeo.

And after one week of curing the cement plastering...

tiled and plastered vault

a little less than 4 inches

detail

Gabs trying testing the strength of the vault

we had to give it a try too


fancy fancy dog house