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Compact home plans for strawbale and superinsulated construction

Rick Peterson

Compact home plans for strawbale and superinsulated construction

by Rick Peterson

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Published by Community Eco-design Network in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Straw bale houses -- Design and construction.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementRick Peterson, Eric Hart.
    ContributionsHart, Eric.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ; ill.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17590720M

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    Instead, the Amsterdam-based pair envisioned a home with a minimal ecological footprint. As first-time builders, they combined elements from various approaches ”“ a straw bale house with a gravel foundation, a floor made from second-hand pallets, a composting toilet, and a permaculture garden. Title: Strawbale Construction Curriculum by Katia LeMone and Dr. Owen raphs by Catherine Wanek Published The Builders Without Borders (BWB) Straw-Bale Construction Guide was created to meet the growing demand for easy-to-understand instructions on building strawbale homes.

      Robert Dumont’s Superinsulated House in Saskatoon He showed me a book of solar homes that was written in the late s, a sort of hippie version of what I’m trying to do, and I realized that I’m just the latest emissary of societal interest, something Dumont has seen come and go. Michael Henry is a straw bale house builder who is. FREE STRAWBALE HOUSE PLANS Skillful Means is making READY-TO-BUILD plans available with no design fee to anyone who lost their home in the wildfires. We want to encourage everyone to rebuild with sustainable, fire-resistant and earthquake safe materials and on: 9th Street Suite A Berkeley, CA United States.


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