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Title Alternative construction : contemporary natural building methods / edited by Lynne Elizabeth, Cassandra Adams.

Imprint New York : John Wiley & Sons, 2000.


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Note Title from title screen.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : The natural building movement / Lynne Elizabeth -- The realities of specifying environmental building materials / Cassandra Adams -- A new context for building codes and regulation / David Eisenberg -- Natural conditioning of buildings / Ken Haggard ... [et al.] -- Structural properties of alternative building materials / Bruce King -- Adobe / Michael Moquin -- Cob / Michael Smith -- Rammed earth / David Easton -- Modular contained earth -- Earthbag / Joseph Kennedy and Paulina Wojciechowska with special acknowledgment of the work of Nader Khalili -- Earth-rammed tires / Michael Reynolds -- Light clay / Robert Laporte and Frank Anderson with special acknowledgment of the work of Franz Volhard -- Straw-bale / Kelly Lerner, Bob Theis, and Dan Smith -- Bamboo / Darrel DeBoer and Karl Bareis -- Earthen finishes -- Earth plasters / Carole Crews -- Earth floors / Bill and Athena Steen -- Integrated systems with rammed earth : Charles Sturt University, Thurgoona Campus, New South Wales, Australia / Marci Webster-Mannison -- Straw, clay, and carrizo : Obregon Project, Northern Mexico / Bill and Atheena Steen -- Light-clay house additions : school/residence in Wisconsin / Lou Host-Jablonski -- Variations on earthbag -- The Honey House -- Moab, Utah / Kaki Hunter and Doni Kiffmeyer -- Residences in Arizona and Wisconsin / Dominic Howes -- Sandbag House, Rum Cay Island, Bahamas / Steve Kemble and Carol Escott -- The value of indigenous ways : Habitat for Humanity International / C. Wayne Nelson -- Building technology transfer -- Raising straw-bale housing for farmworkers in California / Kelly Lerner, Dan Smith, and Bob Theis -- Introduction of straw-bale construction to Mongolia and China / Kelly Lerner -- Epilogue : Finding the soul of natural building / Tom Bender.
Subject Sustainable buildings.
Building materials -- Environmental aspects.
Green products.
Architecture and society.
Construction industry -- Appropriate technology.
Earth houses.
Straw bale houses.
Architecture and society. (OCoLC)fst00813574
Building materials -- Environmental aspects. (OCoLC)fst00840737
Construction industry -- Appropriate technology. (OCoLC)fst00875973
Earth houses. (OCoLC)fst00900704
Green products. (OCoLC)fst00947633
Straw bale houses. (OCoLC)fst01134478
Sustainable buildings. (OCoLC)fst01139729
Added Author Elizabeth, Lynne.
Adams, Cassandra.
ISBN 0471249513 (cloth ; alk. paper)

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