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The rammed earth house

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Publisher:
Chelsea Green Pub.,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
Edition:
Rev. ed.
Language:
English
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The Rammed Earth House is a beautifully illustrated example of how the most dramatic innovations in home design and construction frequently have their origins in the distant past. By rediscovering the most ancient of all building materialsóearthóforward-thinking homebuilders can now create structures that set new standards for beauty, durability, and efficient use of natural resources. Rammed earth construction is a step forward into a sustainable future, when homes will combine pleasing aesthetics and intense practicality with a powerful sense of place. Rammed earth homes are built entirely on-site, using basic elementsóearth, water, and a little cement. The solid masonry walls permit design flexibility while providing year-round comfort and minimal use of energy. The builder and resident of a rammed earth house will experience the deep satisfaction of creating permanence in a world dominated by the disposable.
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9781933392370
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Grouping Title rammed earth house
Grouping Author easton david
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subject_facet Earth houses -- Design and construction, Pise?
title_display The rammed earth house
title_full The rammed earth house / David Easton ; photographs by Cynthia Wright
title_short The rammed earth house
topic_facet Design and construction, Earth houses, Pise?