Building with Straw Bales: A Practical Manual for Self-Builders and Architects

Building with Straw Bales: A Practical Manual for Self-Builders and Architects

BK00201
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This book explains in straightforward terms the principles of straw-bale building for self-builders, architects and construction industry professionals. Straw-bale buildings are cost-effective, easy to build and are highly energy efficient, enabling you to design and build beautiful, environmentally friendly buildings.

Written with non-experts in mind, this practical book takes you through everything you need to know in an easy, accessible way: The benefits of building with straw bales Design principles Building with straw bales Finishes: lime and clay plasters Planning and permission Building regulations This revised and expanded third edition brings the book up to date and includes lots of stunning full-colour photographs throughout to illustrate the design and build process.

Supporting materials for the third edition of Building with Straw Bales are available on the Green Books website.

Author Barbara Jones


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