Out of the Woods: Environmental Timber Frame Design for Self Build

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Centre for Alternative Technology, 2001 - Architecture - 120 pages
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Architect Walter Segal refined the process of post and beam timber frame building to its bare bones in order to make it accessible to everyone. Using this flexible and adaptable method, "Out of the Woods" provides an easy approach for those with no previous building experience to create their own post and beam home with expert advice for all stages of planning, design and building. The in-depth consideration of the environmental impact of different materials helps readers create an affordable eco-friendly home to suit their tastes and needs.

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Pat Borer is an architect living in mid-Wales; Cindy Harris is a builder who specializes in the environmental impact of building materials. Both helped to pioneer the Centre for Alternative Technology's self-build approach.

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