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The art of natural building : design, construction, resources

Author: Joseph F Kennedy; Michael Smith; Catherine Wanek
Publisher: Gabriola Island [British Columbia] : New Society Publishers, [2015]
Series: Books for living wisely from Mother Earth news.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second edition, completely revised, expanded & updatedView all editions and formats
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The original, complete, user-friendly introduction to natural building, now fully revised and updated

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph F Kennedy; Michael Smith; Catherine Wanek
ISBN: 9781550925609 1550925601 0865717710 9780865717718
OCLC Number: 945042161
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 465 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Foreword to the First Edition by Albert Bates Foreword to the Second Edition by Bill Steen Acknowledgments Introduction: An Open Door by Michael G. Smith Part One: The Context for Natural Building 1. The Case for Natural Building by Michael G. Smith 2. Natural Building: A Global Tradition by Catherine Wanek 3. The Importance of Housing Ourselves by Ianto Evans 4. Natural Building and Social Justice by Rob Bolman 5. Sustainability and Building Codes by David Eisenberg 6. Can My Natural Home Get a LEED Rating? by Joseph F. Kennedy and Ann V. Edminster 7. Life-Cycle Cost and Value of Four Houses by David A. Bainbridge 8. In Defense of Craft by Patrick Webb Part Two: Design and Planning 9. Designing for Vitality by Carol Venolia 10. The Healthy House by Paula Baker-Laporte 11. Eighteen Design Principles to Make Square Feet Work Harder by Robert Gay 12. Designing with the Sun by Susie Harrington 13. Natural Building for Cold Climates by Jacob Deva Racusin 14. Hybrid Homes: Combining Natural Materials for Energy Efficiency by Catherine Wanek and Michael G. Smith 15. Remodeling with Natural Materials by Joseph F. Kennedy and Janine Bjoernson 16. Siting a Natural Building by Michael G. Smith 17. The Permaculture House by Peter Bane 18. Complementary Systems for Energy-Efficient Homes by Michael G. Smith 19. Regenerative Building: An Ecological Approach by Michael G. Smith 20. Building the Natural Village: A Strategy for Repairing Cities by Mark Lakeman Part Three: Natural Building Materials and Techniques 21. Natural Building Materials: An Overview by Joseph F. Kennedy 22. Foundations for Natural Buildings by Michael G. Smith 23. Stone Masonry by Michael G. Smith 24. Adobe Building by Paul G. McHenry 25. A Brief History of Cob Building by Michael G. Smith 26. Rammed Earth: From Pise to PISE by Scott Grometer 27. Compressed Earth Blocks by Hubert Guillaud 28. Building with Earthbags by Joseph F. Kennedy and Kelly Hart 29. Digging in for Comfort by Kelly Hart 30. Cordwood Masonry: An Overview by Rob Roy 31. Straw Bale Building: Lessons Learned by Catherine Wanek 32. Building with Hemp by Tom Woolley 33. Light-Clay: An Introduction to German Clay Building Techniques by Frank Andresen 34. Wattle and Daub by Joseph F. Kennedy 35. The Evolution of Timber Framing by Steve Chappell 36. The Art of Timber Framing by Devin Smith 37. Small-Diameter Roundwood: An Underused Building Material by Owen Geiger 38. Bamboo Construction by Darrel DeBoer 39. Waste Not, Want Not: Building with Trash by Joseph F. Kennedy 40. Earthships: An Ecocentric Model by Jack Ehrhardt 41. Papercrete: Homes from Waste Paper by Barry Fuller 42. Roofs for Natural Building by Joseph F. Kennedy 43. Green Roofs with Sod, Turf or Straw by Paul Lacinski, Michel Bergeron and John Swearingen 44. Thatching Comes to America by Deanne Bednar 45. Natural Insulation by Joseph F. Kennedy and Michael G. Smith 46. Rice Hulls for Insulation by Catherine Wanek and Paul Olivier 47. Earthen Floors by Sukita Reay Crimmel and James Thomson 48. Earth Plasters and Alis by Carole Crews 49. Working with Lime by Barbara Jones 50. Natural Paints and Finishes by Janine Bjoernson Part Four: Building the Global Village 51. Shelter and Sustainable Development by Susan Klinker 52. Sustainable Building as Appropriate Technology by David A. Bainbridge 53. Woodless Construction in the Sahel by John Norton 54. Straw Bales in China: Housing for the People by Catherine Wanek and Kelly Lerner 55. Improving Vernacular Housing in Western China by Liu Yang, Jiaping Liu and David A. Bainbridge 56. PAKSBAB: Seismically Safe Straw Bale Homes in Pakistan by Catherine Wanek 57. Earthen Building Comes to Thailand by Janell Kapoor 58. Natural Building Thrives in Argentina by Max Edleson 59. Builders Without Borders by Catherine Wanek 60. Ecovillages and Sustainable Communities by Joseph F. Kennedy 61. Tlholego Village: A Sustainable Community in South Africa by Paul Cohen 62. Building with Earth in Auroville by Hilary Smith and Satprem Maini 63. Friland: Affordable Housing in Community by Lars Keller and Joanna Morandin 64. Evolving a Village Vernacular in Missouri by Mark Mazziotti Index
Series Title: Books for living wisely from Mother Earth news.
Responsibility: editors, Joseph F. Kennedy, Michael G. Smith, Catherine Wanek.

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