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The Resource Alternative construction : contemporary natural building methods, edited by Lynne Elizabeth, Cassandra Adams

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

Label
Alternative construction : contemporary natural building methods
Title
Alternative construction
Title remainder
contemporary natural building methods
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lynne Elizabeth, Cassandra Adams
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Covering a broad range of options for natural building, Alternative Construction examines straw bale, light clay, cob, adobe, rammed earth and pise, earthbag, earth-sheltered, bamboo, and hybrid systems for residential and low-rise commercial structures." "Whether you're a designer, builder, or owner, this book will help you to combine indigenous building materials with modern construction systems to create low-impact, high-quality buildings that meet the highest levels of comfort, health, and safety."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Elizabeth, Lynne
  • Adams, Cassandra
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  • Building
  • Building materials
  • Green products
  • Sustainable development
  • Architecture and society
  • Construction industry
  • Earth houses
  • Straw bale houses
Label
Alternative construction : contemporary natural building methods, edited by Lynne Elizabeth, Cassandra Adams
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-374) and index
Contents
  • Foreword/
  • Bob Berkebile
  • Sim Van der Ryn
  • 1.
  • Introduction : the natural building movement/
  • Lynne Elizabeth
  • p. 3
  • realities of specifying environmental building materials/
  • Cassandra Adams
  • p. 9
  • 2.
  • new context for building codes and regulation/
  • David Eisenberg
  • p. 19
  • Phil Niles
  • p. 37
  • 3.
  • Natural conditioning of buildings/
  • Ken Haggard
  • Polly Cooper
  • Jennifer Rennick
  • 4.
  • Structural properties of alternative building materials/
  • Bruce King
  • p. 71
  • 5.
  • Adobe/
  • Michael Moquin
  • p. 87
  • 6.
  • Cob/
  • Michael Smith
  • p. 117
  • 7.
  • Rammed earth/
  • David Easton
  • p. 151
  • 8.
  • Modular contained earth
  • Earthbag/
  • Joseph Kennedy
  • Paulina Wojciechowska
  • p. 175
  • Earth-rammed tires/
  • Michael Reynolds
  • p. 190
  • 9.
  • Light clay/
  • Robert Laporte
  • Frank Andresen
  • p. 195
  • p. 209
  • 10.
  • Straw-bale/
  • Kelly Lerner
  • Bob Theis
  • Dan Smith
  • 11.
  • Bamboo/
  • Darrel DeBoer
  • Karl Bareis
  • p. 235
  • 12.
  • Earthen finishes
  • Earth plasters/
  • Carole Crews
  • p. 255
  • Earth floors/
  • Bill Steen
  • Athena Steen
  • p. 264
  • 13.
  • Integrated systems with rammed earth
  • Charles Sturt University, Thurgoona Campus, New South Wales, Australia/
  • Marci Webster-Mannison
  • p. 273
  • 14.
  • Straw, clay, and carrizo
  • Obregon Project, Northern Mexico/
  • Bill Steen
  • Athena Steen
  • p. 283
  • 15.
  • Light-clay house additions
  • School/residence in Wisconsin/
  • Lou Host-Jablonski
  • p. 297
  • 16.
  • Variations on earthbag
  • Honey House - Moab, Utah/
  • Kaki Hunter
  • Doni Kiffmeyer
  • p. 309
  • Residences in Arizona and Wisconsin/
  • Dominic Howes
  • p. 313
  • Sandbag House, Rum Cay Island, Bahamas/
  • Steve Kemble
  • Carol Escott
  • p. 315
  • 17.
  • value of indigenous ways
  • Habitat for humanity international/
  • C. Wayne Nelson
  • p. 323
  • 18.
  • Building technology transfer
  • Raising straw-bale housing for farmworkers in California/
  • Kelly Lerner
  • Dan Smith
  • Bob Theis
  • p. 333
  • Introduction of straw-bale construction to Mongolia and China/
  • Kelly Lerner
  • p. 339
  • Epilogue : finding the soul of natural building/
  • Tom Bender
  • p. 357
Control code
021241101
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 392 p.
Isbn
9780471719380
Lccn
2004061232
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Alternative construction : contemporary natural building methods, edited by Lynne Elizabeth, Cassandra Adams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 365-374) and index
Contents
  • Foreword/
  • Bob Berkebile
  • Sim Van der Ryn
  • 1.
  • Introduction : the natural building movement/
  • Lynne Elizabeth
  • p. 3
  • realities of specifying environmental building materials/
  • Cassandra Adams
  • p. 9
  • 2.
  • new context for building codes and regulation/
  • David Eisenberg
  • p. 19
  • Phil Niles
  • p. 37
  • 3.
  • Natural conditioning of buildings/
  • Ken Haggard
  • Polly Cooper
  • Jennifer Rennick
  • 4.
  • Structural properties of alternative building materials/
  • Bruce King
  • p. 71
  • 5.
  • Adobe/
  • Michael Moquin
  • p. 87
  • 6.
  • Cob/
  • Michael Smith
  • p. 117
  • 7.
  • Rammed earth/
  • David Easton
  • p. 151
  • 8.
  • Modular contained earth
  • Earthbag/
  • Joseph Kennedy
  • Paulina Wojciechowska
  • p. 175
  • Earth-rammed tires/
  • Michael Reynolds
  • p. 190
  • 9.
  • Light clay/
  • Robert Laporte
  • Frank Andresen
  • p. 195
  • p. 209
  • 10.
  • Straw-bale/
  • Kelly Lerner
  • Bob Theis
  • Dan Smith
  • 11.
  • Bamboo/
  • Darrel DeBoer
  • Karl Bareis
  • p. 235
  • 12.
  • Earthen finishes
  • Earth plasters/
  • Carole Crews
  • p. 255
  • Earth floors/
  • Bill Steen
  • Athena Steen
  • p. 264
  • 13.
  • Integrated systems with rammed earth
  • Charles Sturt University, Thurgoona Campus, New South Wales, Australia/
  • Marci Webster-Mannison
  • p. 273
  • 14.
  • Straw, clay, and carrizo
  • Obregon Project, Northern Mexico/
  • Bill Steen
  • Athena Steen
  • p. 283
  • 15.
  • Light-clay house additions
  • School/residence in Wisconsin/
  • Lou Host-Jablonski
  • p. 297
  • 16.
  • Variations on earthbag
  • Honey House - Moab, Utah/
  • Kaki Hunter
  • Doni Kiffmeyer
  • p. 309
  • Residences in Arizona and Wisconsin/
  • Dominic Howes
  • p. 313
  • Sandbag House, Rum Cay Island, Bahamas/
  • Steve Kemble
  • Carol Escott
  • p. 315
  • 17.
  • value of indigenous ways
  • Habitat for humanity international/
  • C. Wayne Nelson
  • p. 323
  • 18.
  • Building technology transfer
  • Raising straw-bale housing for farmworkers in California/
  • Kelly Lerner
  • Dan Smith
  • Bob Theis
  • p. 333
  • Introduction of straw-bale construction to Mongolia and China/
  • Kelly Lerner
  • p. 339
  • Epilogue : finding the soul of natural building/
  • Tom Bender
  • p. 357
Control code
021241101
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 392 p.
Isbn
9780471719380
Lccn
2004061232
Other physical details
ill.

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