wattle-and-daub


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wattle-and-daub

wattle-and-daub
A primitive form of wall construction consisting of upright wood poles with branches interwoven between them (wattle) that are then covered with plaster mixed with
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The problem with wattle-and-daub was its water sensitivity.
Thesiger was born in a thatched, wattle-and-daub house in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 3 1910.
The Healing Garden combined a meadow-style mixture of 125 species of trees and plants said to have healing properties, with country crafts such as a laid hedge and a huge wattle-and-daub shelter - which, for me, dominated the scene rather than acting as a focus.
It was built of stone, brick, wood and wattle-and-daub - interwoven twigs plastered with mud, lime and clay and sometimes animal dung and straw.