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Essential Hempcrete Construction
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More Straw Bale Building
Chris Magwood, Peter MacK, Tina Therrien
A completely rewritten and updated edition of this straw building classic. Straw bale houses are easy to build, affordable, super energy efficient, environmentally friendly, attractive, and can be designed to match the builder's personal space nee...
Making Better Buildings
Sustainable building from the ground up - the pros and cons of the latest green and natural materials and technologies From foundation to finish, a wealth of information is available on sustainable construction methods-entire volumes have been pub...
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Chris Magwood has designed and built some of the most innovative buildings in North America, including the first off-grid, straw bale home in Ontario which became a fifteen-year research project into the implementation of sustainable building materials and technologies. He is a director of the Endeavour Centre in Peterborough, Ontario where he teaches hands-on workshops and is a lead instructor for the Sustainable New Construction certificate program. Chris is co-editor of the Sustainable Building Series and author of several previous books on sustainable building, including Making Better Buildings, More Straw Bale Building and Straw Bale Details. He is a regular contributor to Mother Earth News, Home Power and The Last Straw Journal.
Acknowledgments Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Rationale Chapter 3: Appropriate Use Chapter 4: Building Science Notes Chapter 5: Material Specifications Chapter 6: Design Options for Hempcrete Chapter 7: Design Notes for Hempcrete Chapter 8: Hempcrete Mixes Chapter 9: Construction Procedure Chapter 10: Finishes Chapter 11: Maintenance and Renovations Chapter 12: Building Codes and Permits Chapter 13: Experiments and Future Developments Chapter 14: Tools Chapter 15: Conclusion Resources Index About the Author