Essential Earthbag Construction: The Complete Step-By-Step Guide (Sustainable Building Essentials #8) (Paperback)

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Essential Earthbag Construction: The Complete Step-By-Step Guide (Sustainable Building Essentials #8) (Paperback)

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Essential Earthbag Construction is an illustrated guide to building with earth-filled polypropylene bags, a low-impact, highly durable method of construction. It includes material specifications, installation, design guidance, foundations, wall plastering, basic utilities, seismic reinforcement, maintenance, and the variety of uses.

Kelly Hart is a pioneering earthbag builder, author, and filmmaker. The building of his multi-dome earthbag Colorado residence is chronicled in the video Building with Bags: How We Made Our Experimental Earthbag/Papercrete House. Kelly also founded and hosts the widely visited natural and green building websites greenhomebuilding.com, devoted to all aspects of sustainable architecture and natural building, dreamgreenhomes.com, which features a wide range of ecological home plans for sale by various architects and designers, and earthbagbuilding.com which explores in depth the many possibilities for building with earthbags. Kelly's other publications include Rolling Shelter: Vehicles We Have Called Home, Remodel Green: Make Your Home Serve Your Life, and Earthbag Architecture: Build Your Dream with Bags. Kelly lives in Silver City, New Mexico.
Product Details ISBN: 9780865718647
ISBN-10: 0865718644
Publisher: New Society Publishers
Publication Date: May 1st, 2018
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Sustainable Building Essentials