The Complete Guide To Alternative Home Building Materials & Methods

The Complete Guide To Alternative Home Building Materials & Methods

Including Sod, Compressed Earth, Plaster, Straw, Beer Cans, Bottles, Cordwood, And Many Other Low Cost Materials

Book - 2010
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Learn how to identify, locate, and effectively use alternative building materials, including cob, adobe, rammed earth, bamboo, cork, wool carpeting, and more. You will also learn about the structure, climate control, siting, foundations, and flooring options you gain when using these materials. Ultimately, you will come to understand that these materials are cheaper, easier to build with, stronger, more durable, and more fire resistant.
Publisher: Ocala, Fla. Atlantic Pub. Group 2010
ISBN: 9781601382450
1601382456
Characteristics: 288 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm

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