Essential Light Straw Clay Construction: The Complete Step-By-Step Guide download free [PDF and Ebook] by Lydia Doleman

Essential Light Straw Clay Construction: The Complete Step-By-Step Guide download free [PDF and Ebook] by Lydia Doleman year 2017
  • Book name: Essential Light Straw Clay Construction: The Complete Step-By-Step Guide
  • Author: Lydia Doleman
  • Release date: 2017/7/17
  • Publisher: NEW SOCIETY PUBLISHERS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780865718432
  • Rating: 7.79 of 10
  • Votes: 681
  • Review by: Frederica Poirier
  • Review rating: 7.11 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/14
  • Total pages: 144
  • Includes a PDF summary of 14 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The first highly illustrated, comprehensive guide to light straw clay - a high performance, low-impact, durable building material Light straw clay - straw mixed with clay slip - is a versatile, easy-to-use wall building material. Also called 'slip-straw,' its durability has been proven in beautiful, centuries-old buildings across Northern Europe and in modern high-performance buildings in North America.Building code compliant in the US and using 'waste' materials with high insulation value and excellent moisture handling qualities, it's both high-performance and low-impact. Yet until now, there has been no practical guide to using the material in a wide variety of construction and renovation projects.Distilling decades of experience, Essential Light Straw Clay Construction is a fully illustrated step-by-step guide, ideal for both the DIYer and professional designer and builder alike. It covers: Material specifications, performance, and when and where to use itEstimating quantities, costs, and sourcingIllustrated, step-by-step guidance for mixing and installation, including 'slip-chip' variationsDetail drawings for various wall systems including stud, timber, and pole framing, Larsen trusses, I-joists, plus retrofitsCode references, compliance, and best practiceFinishing and maintenance techniquesAdditional resources. Lydia Doleman, a licenced contractor, taught carpentry and natural building at Solar Energy International in Colorado and was lead ecological builder for Portland's City Repair project. She's created beautiful, high-performance, low-impact buildings across the Northwest, from Portland's first permitted straw bale home and The Rebuilding Center's cob entryway, to a 3,300-sq. f light clay straw brewery. She's written for The Last Straw Journal and Permaculture Activist and appeared on NBC News and HGTV's Off Beat America. Lydia lives in southern Oregon.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H33M36S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Construction & Heavy Industry, DIY: General, Reference Works, Environmentally-friendly Architecture & Design, Building Construction & Materials, Encyclopaedias & Reference Works
  • Available formats: DOCX, TXT, EPUB, PDF, DOC, HTM, AZW3, WORD. Compressed in TBZ2, ZIP, RAR, CBR, ARC, CBZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 29.84 USD
  • Dimensions: 216x280x10.16mm
  • Weight: 458.13g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Gabriola Island, United States
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