The Selective Earth Forming Project with Sadek Ahmed and Adam Meyrick

Welcome back to another Conscious Design Podcast where Ian welcomes some of the people behind the Selective Earth Forming project, Sadek Ahmed and Adam Meyrick . They both begin with their backstory and origin of their project. Ahmed then describes their process on how the project works and also tries to explain also the technology behind it. Adam and Ahmed then talk about different shapes they can produce. Ian and the guys then talk more about the environmental aspect of their project and what it means for the construction sector in the long term. The podcast ends with Ahmed and Adam presenting their vision about the future and inviting people to check them out.



  • 0:00 – Guest Intro
  • 3:48 – Process
  • 9:53 – Shapes
  • 13:16 – Subscribe
  • 13:41 – Ecology
  • 19:47 – Guest Outro


About Sadek Ahmed:

Sadek is an architectural designer who specializes in sustainable materials and manufacturing. Sadek’s commitment to sustainable construction practices is evident in their exploration of innovative methods to reduce the environmental impact of construction while maintaining the structural integrity of buildings.


About Adam Meyrick:

Adam is a designer, maker, shed workshop devotee, and 3D printing aficionado. He loves working in a wide range of mediums: from the keyboard and mouse to the mallet and chisel. Using computational design and fabrication methods to pioneer new construction technologies in rammed earth for the built environment has been his current infatuation during his masters degree study. 

sustainable, The Selective Earth Forming Project with Sadek Ahmed and Adam Meyrick, Peterman Design Firm

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