The Resource The art of natural building: : design, construction, resources, editors, Joseph F. Kennedy, Michael G. Smith, Catherine Wanek, (ebook)

The art of natural building: : design, construction, resources, editors, Joseph F. Kennedy, Michael G. Smith, Catherine Wanek, (ebook)

Label
The art of natural building: : design, construction, resources
Title
The art of natural building:
Title remainder
design, construction, resources
Statement of responsibility
editors, Joseph F. Kennedy, Michael G. Smith, Catherine Wanek
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Editor
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Language
eng
Summary
The popularity of natural building has grown by leaps and bounds, spurred by a grassroots desire for housing that is healthy, affordable, and environmentally responsible. While there are many books available on specific methods such as straw-bale construction, cob, or timber framing, there are few resources which introduce the reader to the entire scope of this burgeoning field. Fully revised and updated, The Art of Natural Building is the complete and user-friendly introduction to natural building for everyone from the do-it-yourselfer to architects and designers. This collection of articles from over fifty leaders in the field is now stunningly illustrated with over two-hundred full-color photographs of natural buildings from around the world. Learn about: The case for building with natural materials, from the perspectives of sustainability, lifestyle, and health What you need to know to plan and design your own beautiful and efficient natural home Explanations of thirty versatile materials and techniques, with resources on where to go for further information on each How these techniques are being used to address housing crises around the world. Clearly written, logically organized, and beautifully illustrated, The Art of Natural Building is the encyclopedia of natural building
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Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
690/.8047
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1968-
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  • Kennedy, Joseph F.
  • Smith, Michael
  • Wanek, Catherine
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Books for wiser living Mother Earth news recommendation
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  • Architecture, Domestic
  • Ecological houses
  • Dwellings
  • Building materials
Target audience
adult
Label
The art of natural building: : design, construction, resources, editors, Joseph F. Kennedy, Michael G. Smith, Catherine Wanek, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781550925609
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11858128
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11858128
System control number
MWT11858128
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The art of natural building: : design, construction, resources, editors, Joseph F. Kennedy, Michael G. Smith, Catherine Wanek, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781550925609
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11858128
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11858128
System control number
MWT11858128
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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