Building With Earth

Building With Earth

Design and Technology of A Sustainable Architecture

eBook - 2009
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For a number of years, the healthy and environment-friendly building material earth, in common use for thousands of years, has been enjoying increasing popularity, including in industrialized nations. In hot dry and temperate climate zones, earth offers numerous advantages over other materials. Its particular texture and composition also holds great aesthetic appeal.

The second and revised edition of this handbook offers a practical systematic overview of the many uses of earth and techniques for processing it. Its properties and physical characteristics are described in informed and knowledgeable detail.

The author’s presentation reflects the rich and varied experiences gained over thirty years of building earth structures all over the world. Numerous photographs of construction sites and drawings show the concrete execution of earth architecture.



Baker & Taylor
The revised 3rd edition of this handbook offers a practical systematic overview of the many uses of earth and techniques for processing it. Its properties and physical characteristics are described in informed and knowledgeable detail. The author's presentation reflects the rich and varied experiences gained over thirty years of building earth structures all over the world. Numerous photographs of construction sites and drawings show the concrete execution of earth architecture.

Publisher: Basel ;, Boston :, Birkhũser,, [2009]
Edition: 2nd and rev. ed
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9783034612623
3034612621
9783764378738
3764378735
Characteristics: 1 online resource (207 pages) : illustrations (some color), map, plans

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