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 ISBN: 9780857842282 Pages: 240 pages Format: PDF Size: 15.03 Mb