- Michele Barbato Associate Professor of Civil + Environmental Engineering
- Robert Holton Assistant Professor of Architecture
- Asho K. Mishra Professor of Agricultural Economics + Agribusiness
The Earth Blocks project is a feasibility study of a new low-cost hurricane-resistant residential construction system from the points of view of structural strength, architectural aesthetics, and economics.
Direct + Broader Impacts:
This project has potential to provide housing opportunities for low-income families residing in hurricane-prone coastal areas. The research results will be disseminated through the CSS website and technical papers, and will form the groundwork for a National Science Foundation proposal.