Title: The Rammed Earth House
Publisher: White River Jct, Vermont, U.S.A.: Chelsea Green Pub Co
Publication Date: 1996
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: 1st Edition
****Oversized trade softcover. First Printing. Near Fine/: No defects externally or internally; text exceptionally clean & bright. Color & B/W Photographs; Resources; Bibliography; Index.272pp. A thorough guide to building your own sustainable rammed earth house from start to finish. "By rediscovering the most ancient of all building materials-Earth-forward-thinking home builders can now create structures that set new standards for beauty, durability, and efficient use of natural resources." Book covers all aspects of building from the point of beginning/plans through preparation, foundations, soils, art of form building, doors/windows/nooks, bond beams, after the walls, the house in the garden. Includes extensive section on builders' resources. A terrific copy. #2007hbr. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-868041355
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