Build Your Own Earth Oven, 3rd Edition: A Low-Cost Wood-Fired Mud Oven; Simple Sourdough Bread; Perfect Loaves

Build Your Own Earth Oven, 3rd Edition

Author(s): Kiko Denzer

Publisher: Hand Print Press; 3 Rev Exp edition (April 2007)

Paperback: 132 pages

ISBN-10: 096798467X

ISBN-13: 978-0967984674

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Learn how easy and practical an outdoor baking oven is to build and use. The design is a two layer retained heat oven, and can . . . → Read More: Build Your Own Earth Oven, 3rd Edition: A Low-Cost Wood-Fired Mud Oven; Simple Sourdough Bread; Perfect Loaves

How to Make Low-Cost Building Blocks: Stabilized Soil Block Technology

How to Make Low-Cost Building Blocks: Stabilized Soil Block Technology

Author(s): Malcolm Davis

Publisher: Practical Action (December 1993)

Paperback: 36 pages

ISBN-10: 1853390860

ISBN-13: 978-1853390869

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With the right soil, correctly prepared and compressed, it is possible to halve the amount of cement used for block-making. This manual shows how to make and use strong blocks . . . → Read More: How to Make Low-Cost Building Blocks: Stabilized Soil Block Technology

Residential Energy: Cost Savings and Comfort for Existing Buildings (5th Edition)

Residential Energy: Cost Savings and Comfort for Existing Buildings (5th Edition)

Author(s): John T. Krigger

Publisher: Prentice Hall; 5 edition (October 18, 2009)

Paperback: 320 pages

ISBN-10: 0135125413

ISBN-13: 978-0135125410

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Residential Energy introduces readers to a home’s energy-related components and explains all the important possibilities for energy conservation. Readers will learn from this exceptionally illustrated text . . . → Read More: Residential Energy: Cost Savings and Comfort for Existing Buildings (5th Edition)

Adobe Construction Methods Using Adobe Brick or Rammed Earth (Monolithic Construction) for Homes

Author(s): LW Neubauer

Publisher: UC California Agricultural Sciences Dept ,1964

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35 page booklet

A very thorough primer for Adobe! Explains how to make and build with adobe bricks. Soil selection, stabilization and waterproofing with cement, emulsified asphalt, lime are detailed.

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Earthen Floors

Earthen Floors

Author(s): Bill Steen and Athena Swentzel Steen

Publisher: Canelo Project

ASIN: B001RF9BLG Order From: Canelo Project HC1 Box 324 Canelo/Elgin, AZ 85611

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Natural earth floors are fast becoming the finish of choice for people building with adobe, strawbale and cob. Comfortable to walk . . . → Read More: Earthen Floors

The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage

The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage

Author(s): Ianto Evans, Michael G. Smith, and Linda Smiley

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Company

Paperback: 346 pages

ISBN: 1890132349

ISBN-13: 978-1890132347

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The Hand-Sculpted House A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage by Ianto Evans, Michael G. Smith, and Linda Smiley This is . . . → Read More: The Hand-Sculpted House: A Practical and Philosophical Guide to Building a Cob Cottage

Earthbuilders Encyclopedia: The Master Alphabetical Reference for Adobe and Rammed Earth

Earthbuilders Encyclopedia: The Master Alphabetical Reference for Adobe and Rammed Earth

Author: Joe Tibbets

Publisher: Southwest Solaradobe School (January 1989)

ISBN: 0962188506

ISBN-13: 978-0962188503

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Earthbuilders Encyclopedia : The Master Alphabetical Reference for Adobe and Rammed Earth

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Back to Earth: Adobe Building in Saudi Arabia

Back to Earth: Adobe Building in Saudi Arabia

Author(s): William Facey

Publisher: I B Tauris & Co Ltd

Hardcover: 216 pages

ISBN: 1900404133

ISBN-13: 978-1900404136

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Until 1986, when it was acquired by H.R.H. Prince Sultan bin Salman Al Sa’ud, the old farmhouse at al-‘Udhaibat was a tumble-down, neglected mud-brick ruin, no different . . . → Read More: Back to Earth: Adobe Building in Saudi Arabia

Adobe: Build It Yourself, Revised Edition

Adobe: Build It Yourself, Revised Edition

Author(s): Paul Graham McHenry

Publisher: Univ of Arizona Pr

Paperback: 158 pages

ISBN: 0816509484

ISBN-13: 978-0816509485

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This book explores the depths of adobe and enables the reader to build their own home intelligently and realistically. With an emphasis on adobe construction, McHenry discusses the . . . → Read More: Adobe: Build It Yourself, Revised Edition

Building With Earth: A Guide to Flexible-Form Earthbag Construction

Building With Earth: A Guide to Flexible-Form Earthbag Construction

Author(s): Paulina Wojciechowska

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Company; 1st edition (June 1, 2001)

Paperback: 176 pages

ISBN-10: 1890132810

ISBN-13: 978-1890132811

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While developers around the globe are looking toward the industrialized United States in hopes of promoting American-style tract houses, shopping malls, and skyscrapers, our country’s . . . → Read More: Building With Earth: A Guide to Flexible-Form Earthbag Construction

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