Building Green, New Edition : A Complete How-To Guide to Alternative Building Methods Earth Plaster * Straw Bale * Cordwood * Cob * Living Roofs Paperback
This is an updated version of the best-selling and highly regarded reference to sustainable construction.
It reveals how to create a country cottage using four methods: straw bale, cob, cordwood and modified stick-frame.
It features more than 1,200 step-by-step photographs.
It is printed on recycled paper with agri-based inks.
It's refreshed with a completely revised introduction and extensive online resource tie-ins.
Plus, it's now printed on recycled paper with agri-based inks, so it's greener than ever!
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.
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 head and shoulder above other titles in this field.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 616 pages
- Publisher: Lark Books,U.S.
- Publication Date: 01/08/2009
- Category: Building construction & materials
- ISBN: 9781600595349