REA is a Member of 
Earth Building Association
of Australia

Rammed Earth Alternatives

Since its inception in 2000, Rammed Earth Alternatives has completed hundreds of projects ranging from houses to schools and churches in both metropolitan and regional areas. 

Master Craftsman, Jens Jacobsen leads our team of fully trained, reliable tradesmen who use first class workmanship. The team has a genuine, caring attitude towards each project. Each handcrafted wall or project reflects our clients’ needs and concerns, interests and dreams for their projects. We are committed to providing the utmost care and level of service every hour we are engaged on a project, whether building a mansion or a garden studio…

The Builder

Master craftsman Jens Jacobsen, I was born in Zimbabwe and graduated Technikon with a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

After living in various parts of the world for 10 years, in the mid 90’s Jens decided that it would be best to move to Australia. On arrival I decided to take some time out and travel around the country, learn about my new home and find somewhere to