The Complete Guide to Alternative Home Building Materials & Methods
Including Sod, Compressed Earth, Plaster, Straw, Beer Cans, Bottles, Cordwood, and Many Other Low Cost MaterialsBook - 2010
Learn how to identify, locate, and effectively use alternative building materials, including cob, adobe, rammed earth, bamboo, cork, wool carpeting, and more. You will also learn about the structure, climate control, siting, foundations, and flooring options you gain when using these materials. Ultimately, you will come to understand that these materials are cheaper, easier to build with, stronger, more durable, and more fire resistant.
Publisher: Ocala, Fla. : Atlantic Pub. Group, c2010.
Branch Call Number: 690.8/NUNAN
Characteristics: 288 p.,  p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.