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Building with Straw

£19.99

Product description

Building with straw bales is a technique pioneered a century ago in the state of Nebraska. In recent years there has been a renaissance in the use of straw as a building material largely in the American Southwest, but also in Canada, Australia, France, Holland, Germany, Austria and China. Straw is a renewable resource with excellent insulating properties. It is a cheap and easy-to-use option for self-builders, and even large-scale structures can be erected using timber framework filled with straw. This book is a practical, hands-on guide to building with straw. Fire safety, protection against moisture, damp, pests and parasites are treated in detail. Numerous on-site photos document the process of assembly and construction step by step. 30 exemplary international projects illustrate the wide spectrum of design possibilities with straw.

This edition is in very good condition but does have a name on the first title page in black marker

Item details

Author(s):
Minke, Gernot & Mahlke, Friedemann
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
3764371714
ISBN-13:
9783764371715
Number of pages:
143
Publisher:
Birkhauser

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About this item

Building with straw bales is a technique pioneered a century ago in the state of Nebraska. In recent years there has been a renaissance in the use of straw as a building material largely in the American Southwest, but also in Canada, Australia, France, Holland, Germany, Austria and China. Straw is a renewable resource with excellent insulating properties. It is a cheap and easy-to-use option for self-builders, and even large-scale structures can be erected using timber framework filled with straw. This book is a practical, hands-on guide to building with straw. Fire safety, protection against moisture, damp, pests and parasites are treated in detail. Numerous on-site photos document the process of assembly and construction step by step. 30 exemplary international projects illustrate the wide spectrum of design possibilities with straw.

This edition is in very good condition but does have a name on the first title page in black marker

Author(s):
Minke, Gernot & Mahlke, Friedemann
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
3764371714
ISBN-13:
9783764371715
Number of pages:
143
Publisher:
Birkhauser

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