Building with Earth: A Guide to Flexible-form Earthbag Construction

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Chelsea Green Publishing Company, 2001 - Architecture - 163 pages
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Using inexpensive, recycled, or salvaged polypropylene tubing or textile grain sacks, even relatively inexperienced builders can construct a tree-free retreat, studio, or full-time home. This book gives detailed instructions on earth architecture, design and siting, and building of foundations, roof

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I really wanted to like this book.(I seem to say that a lot--but really why would I start a book I didn't think I'd like?) There’s something attractive to me about building with earth, and the cover ... Read full review

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Fabulous book, highly recommended. Lots of useful information to help you think about, plan, and construct a successful structure.

Contents

EARTH ARCHITECTURE
3
USING BASIC STRUCTURES
21
Foundations
34
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