A Complete How-to Guide to Alternate Building Methods : Earth Plaster, Straw Bale, Cordwood, Cob, Living RoofsBook - 2009
An alternative, or green, home is built with an understanding of how the specific site can match the needs of the owners and result in a dwelling that is attractive and environmentally responsible. With lively and detailed writing, plus more than 1,200 how-to photos, this book takes you through the construction of a small building that incorporates a wide spectrum of alternative techniques and materials. You'll find a revised introduction that places the book within the context of the green building field, touches upon its success, and provides a link to extensive onine resources collected and updated by the authors.
Publisher: New York : Lark Crafts, ©2009.
Edition: Revised Second edition.
Characteristics: 615 pages :,colour illustrations ;,26 cm.