Ana J. Momčilović-Petronijević, Gordana A. Topličić-Ćurčić, Aleksandra A. Ćurčić

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The fired earth products are from the dawn of time very readily used as a building material in architecture. Regardless of the geographical area, or era, both adobe and bricks have been often used because they are easy and cheap to manufacture.

The paper provides the review of adobe and brick use, from the earliest times until nowadays. The evolution of their production, forms, physical properties and ways of their usage on the structures are presented.

The goal of the paper is an analysis of development of use of these products which will certainly remain in use for many years to come.



ceramic materials, adobe, fired bricks, historical development.

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