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Econest : creating sustainable sanctuaries of clay, straw, and timber

Author: Paula Baker-Laporte; Robert Laporte
Publisher: Salt Lake City : Gibbs Smith, Publishers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The editor-in-chief of Natural Home & Garden magazine introduces the Laportes as leaders of the "green" building movement. A holistic biologist and builder team, they present healthy building principles, techniques for econest design and construction, and answers to common questions.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paula Baker-Laporte; Robert Laporte
ISBN: 158685691X 9781586856915
OCLC Number: 59279758
Description: 136 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: What is an Econest? --
1. Building with Light Clay /Straw --
2. The Econest System for Clay /Straw Building --
3. Building for Health Naturally --
4. The Elements of Econest Design and Construction --
5. Workshops --
6. Making It Happen For You --
8. Eight Common Questions About Econests --
9. Case Studies.
Other Titles: Eco nest
Responsibility: Paula Baker-Laporte and Robert Laporte ; foreword by Robyn Griggs Lawrence.
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The editor-in-chief of Natural Home & Garden magazine introduces the Laportes as leaders of the "green" building movement. A holistic biologist and builder team, they present healthy building principles, techniques for econest design and construction, and answers to common questions.

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