Building with Straw PDF ePub eBook

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Building with Straw free pdf Economical, ecological: designing and building with straw. Building with straw bales is a technique pioneered a century ago in the state of Nebraska. In recent years there has been a renaissance in the use of straw as a building material largely in the American Southwest, but also in Canada, France, Holland, Germany, Austria and China. Straw is a renewable source with excellent insu lating properties. It is a cheap and easy-touse option for self-builders, and even large-scale structures can be erected using timber framework filled with straw. This book is a practical, hands-on guide to building with straw. Fire safety, protection against moisture, damp, pests and parasites are treated in detail. Numerous on-site photos document the process of assembly and construction step by step. 30 exemplary international projects illustrate the wide spectrum of design possibilities with straw.

About Gernot Minke

Professor Dr. Gernot Minke lectures at Kassel University, specialising in developments in the field of natural building materials. Friedemann Mahlke is an architect and lecturer at Kassel University.

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Author : Gernot Minke
Publisher : Birkhauser Verlag AG
Data Published : 01 February 2005
ISBN : 3764371714
EAN : 9783764371715
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 152 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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