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Sustainable compromises : a yurt, a straw bale house, and ecological living

Author: Alan Boye
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press, 2014
Series: Our sustainable future
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of Boye's experiences building and occupying alternative, sustainable houses
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Genre/Form: Erindringer
Named Person: Alan Boye
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Boye
ISBN: 9780803264878 0803264879
OCLC Number: 900892074
Description: 195 sider : illustrations
Contents: List of Illustrations 1. What I Lived For 2. Sustainable Compromises 3. Where I Lived 4. Water 5. Design 6. Foundations 7. El Sol 8. Economics 9. The Beautiful Tree and Other Disasters 10. The Amoeba 11. Straw That Broke The 12. Finances 13. Collaboration 14. Artifacts 15. Solitude 16. Visitors 17. Thick Skin in a Winter of Discontent 18. Spring 19. Higher Laws 20. Post script: Mistakes Were Made Acknowledgments Notes Bibliography
Series Title: Our sustainable future

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When the author first lived in sustainable housing, he was young, idealistic, and not much susceptible to compromise - until rattlesnakes, black widow spiders, and loneliness drove him out of the  Read more...

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"Alan Boye's humor and generosity run through this book, as does his gentle compassion for the people and places he loves."-Miriam Karmel, author of Being Esther -- Miriam Karmel "Not only is this Read more...

 
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