Building Green, New Edition: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods Earth Plaster * Straw Bale * Cordwood * Cob * Living Roofs (Building Green: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative)

Building Green, New Edition: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods Earth Plaster * Straw Bale * Cordwood * Cob * Living Roofs (Building Green: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative)

By: Snell, Clarke; Callahan, Tim

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The best-selling and highly regarded reference to sustainable construction gets an update It's refreshed with a completely revised introduction, a bright new cover, and extensive online resource tie-ins. Plus, it's now printed on recycled paper with agri-based inks, so it's greener than ever This groundbreaking book doesn't just tell you about "green" house-building techniques: it actually shows you, with more than 1,200 step-by-step photographs that follow the actual erection of an alternative building from site selection to final-touch interior details. Readers will get a clear sense of the real world challenges as Snell and Callahan create a lovely country cottage using four methods: straw bale, cob, cordwood, and modified stick-frame.Along with sidebars throughout, there's a thorough discussion of the fundamentals of building construction, alternative approaches, and designing a beautiful yet environmentally responsible home. "Building Green" was the first book of its kind--and it remains heads and shoulders above other titles in this field.

Title: Building Green, New Edition: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods Earth Plaster * Straw Bale * Cordwood * Cob * Living Roofs (Building Green: A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative)

Author: Snell, Clarke; Callahan, Tim

Categories: Other,

Edition: 2

Publisher: Lark Crafts: 2009-08-04

ISBN/UPC Number: 1600595340

ISBN/UPC Number 13: 9781600595349

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: new

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 9781600595349

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