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The Resource Building green : a complete how-to guide to alternate building methods : earth plaster, straw bale, cordwood, cob, living roofs, Clarke Snell & Tim Callahan

Building green : a complete how-to guide to alternate building methods : earth plaster, straw bale, cordwood, cob, living roofs, Clarke Snell & Tim Callahan

Label
Building green : a complete how-to guide to alternate building methods : earth plaster, straw bale, cordwood, cob, living roofs
Title
Building green
Title remainder
a complete how-to guide to alternate building methods : earth plaster, straw bale, cordwood, cob, living roofs
Statement of responsibility
Clarke Snell & Tim Callahan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"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 bestselling book takes you through the construction of a small building that incorporates a wide spectrum of alternative techniques and materials. Now available in a new edition, 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. Here is the perfect guide to creating your own thoughtfully planned and designed green home"--Cover, p. 4
Cataloging source
DLC
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Snell, Clarke
Dewey number
690/.837
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TH4860
LC item number
.S6397 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Callahan, Tim
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ecological houses
  • Sustainable buildings
Label
Building green : a complete how-to guide to alternate building methods : earth plaster, straw bale, cordwood, cob, living roofs, Clarke Snell & Tim Callahan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Fully revised introduction"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
BASICS -- Why green building? -- Building fundamentals -- Alternative building strategies -- Design -- STRUCTURE -- Siting -- Site work -- Structure -- TEMPERATURE -- Cob and other earth mixes -- Cordwood -- Straw bale -- Modified stick-frame -- SEPARATION -- Covering the walls -- Covering the roof -- Covering the floor -- CONNECTION -- Creating a connection: inside, outside, transitions, and systems -- The completed cottage -- Epilogue : Your green building
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
615 p.
Isbn
9781600595349
Lccn
2009001432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn298613573
  • (OCoLC)298613573
Label
Building green : a complete how-to guide to alternate building methods : earth plaster, straw bale, cordwood, cob, living roofs, Clarke Snell & Tim Callahan
Publication
Note
  • "Fully revised introduction"--Cover
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
BASICS -- Why green building? -- Building fundamentals -- Alternative building strategies -- Design -- STRUCTURE -- Siting -- Site work -- Structure -- TEMPERATURE -- Cob and other earth mixes -- Cordwood -- Straw bale -- Modified stick-frame -- SEPARATION -- Covering the walls -- Covering the roof -- Covering the floor -- CONNECTION -- Creating a connection: inside, outside, transitions, and systems -- The completed cottage -- Epilogue : Your green building
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
615 p.
Isbn
9781600595349
Lccn
2009001432
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn298613573
  • (OCoLC)298613573

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