Vegetable Plants and Their Fibres as Building Materials: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium

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Hernani S. Sobral
Chapman and Hall, 1990 - Gardening - 374 pages
This book examines the state-of-the-art on plants and fibres as building materials for low cost construction, emphasizing their use, properties, fabrication, new procedures and future developments. It makes available research results on new techniques for fibre reinforcement and their use in concrete, stabilized clay and other matrices. Procedures for making vegetable fibres and wood-based building materials in developing countries are also analysed.

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