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Learn how to identify, locate, and effectively use alternative building materials, including cob, adobe, rammed earth, bamboo, cork, wool carpeting, and more. You will also learn about the structure, climate control, siting, foundations, and flooring options you gain when using these materials. Ultimately, you will come to understand that these materials are cheaper, easier to build with, stronger, more durable, and more fire resistant.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781601382450
ISBN-10: 1601382456
Format: Paperback
(155mm x 230mm x 20mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Atlantic Publishing Co
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Co
Publish Date: 23-Nov-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Kathryn Vercillo

Jon Nunan is a writer for the home improvement industry, and staunch supporter of learning by doing and letting that which does not matter truly slide. When not writing, he can be found identifying wild mushrooms, picking berries, and taking on small projects in and around the wood pile he currently calls home."

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