Geeli mitti: Busting the Myths About Mud Houses

  April 1, 2021

Why is mud construction sustainable then using cement? Why are mud houses more comfortable to live in? What are the advantages of mud over cement for building and construction? Shagun Singh, the founder of GeeliMitti farms and educational research center talks about the common myths that are associated with mud houses. Most believe that mud houses are not strong enough, it's expensive to build and maintain and not suited to regions which have high rainfall. Shagun is breaking all these myths about mud houses. Later in the video, she is explaining about the thermal properties of mud houses and how the material helps in moderating temperature inside a home during different weather conditions. She then talks about different techniques and designs to build a mud house. This includes a step-by-step process of building a mud house.

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