Rammed earth walls for buildings

Rammed earth walls for buildings

Author: Morris Cotgrave Betts

Author(s): USDA Farmers’ Bulletin

Publisher: USDA

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Rammed Earth Walls for Buildings- 1926 :Farmers’ Bulletin #1500, USDA, 26 page 5″x7″

This is the great 1926 edition with photos, drawings and complete low tech construction information on rammed earth. The US . . . → Read More: Rammed earth walls for buildings

Earthbag Building: The Tools, Tricks and Techniques

Earthbag Building: The Tools, Tricks and Techniques

Authors: Kaki Hunter, Donald Kiffmeyer

Publisher: New Society Publishers (June 1, 2004)

Paperback: 288 pages

ISBN-10: 0865715076

ISBN-13: 978-0865715073

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Over 70 percent of Americans cannot afford to own a code-enforced, contractor-built home. This has led to widespread interest in using natural materials—straw, cob, and earth—for building homes and other buildings that . . . → Read More: Earthbag Building: The Tools, Tricks and Techniques

Rammed Earth Walls for Farm Buildings-1933

Rammed Earth Walls for Farm Buildings-1933

Author: Ralph L. Patty

Publisher: South Dakota State College

Unknown Binding: 67 pages

ASIN: B00087ZENS

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Rammed Earth Walls for Farm Buildings-1933, Bulletin 277 South Dakota State College. 67 pages, xerographic.

This book extensively explores the soils and methods used for successful RE construction.

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Ceramic Houses and Earth Architecture: How to Build Your Own

Ceramic Houses and Earth Architecture: How to Build Your Own

Author(s): Nader Khalili

Publisher: Cal-Earth Press

Paperback: 233 pages

ISBN: 1889625019

ISBN-13: 978-1889625010

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Paperback Publication date: September 1996

How to build, step by step, an adobe and ceramic architecture that is affordable and self-help. How to build arches, vaults, domes, and utilize the . . . → Read More: Ceramic Houses and Earth Architecture: How to Build Your Own

The Cobber’s Companion: How to Build Your Own Earthen Home

The Cobber's Companion: How to Build Your Own Earthen Home

Author(s): Michael G. Smith

Publisher: The Cob Cottage Company

Paperback: 136 pages

ISBN-10: 0966373804

ISBN-13: 978-0966373806

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Rather than taking a recipe-book approach, The Cobber’s Companion explains the theory of cob construction so that you can design your own beautiful, inexpensive, earth-friendly home and make informed . . . → Read More: The Cobber’s Companion: How to Build Your Own Earthen Home

Rammed Earth Structures: A Code of Practice

Rammed Earth Structures: A Code of Practice

Author(s): Julian Keable

Publisher: Intermediate Technology

ISBN: 1853393509

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Rammed Earth Structures : A Code of Practice Paperback Publication date: May 1996

Written by Julian Keable.

The book gets right to the “how to” of testing earth for construction of rammed earth (pise’) houses or walls. . . . → Read More: Rammed Earth Structures: A Code of Practice

The Cob Builders Handbook: You Can Hand-Sculpt Your Own Home

The Cob Builders Handbook: You Can Hand-Sculpt Your Own Home

Author(s): Becky Bee

Publisher: Chelsea Green

Paperback: 176 pages

ISBN: 0965908208

ISBN-13: 978-0965908207

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Cob (an old English word for lump) is old-fashioned concrete, made out of a mixture of clay, sand, and straw. Becky Bee’s manual is a friendly guide to making your own earth . . . → Read More: The Cob Builders Handbook: You Can Hand-Sculpt Your Own Home

Australian Earth-Covered Building

Author(s): J. Baggs, S. Baggs, D. Baggs

Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Service

ISBN: 0868400602

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About the Authors Dr Sydney Baggs was and David Baggs FRAIA is one of Australia’s leading authorities in earth covered and green roof building design and construction. As architects to nearly . . . → Read More: Australian Earth-Covered Building

Building with Earth: A Handbook

Building with Earth: A Handbook

Author(s): John Norton

Publisher: Stylus Pub Llc

ISBN: 1853393371

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2nd Edition Paperback Publication date: October 1997

This handbook provides practical help in choosing whether and how to build with earth, from soil selection through to construction and maintenance. The techniques described in the second . . . → Read More: Building with Earth: A Handbook

Adobe: Building and Living With Earth

Adobe: Building and Living With Earth

Author(s): Orlando Romero, David Larkin, Michael Freeman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin

ISBN: 0395566932

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From Booklist , 10/15/94: When David Larkin’s name graces a title page, the book is bound to be well designed and full of superb color photographs. His most recent projects include Frank . . . → Read More: Adobe: Building and Living With Earth

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