Adobe and Rammed Earth Buildings: Design and Construction

Adobe and Rammed Earth Buildings: Design and Construction

by Paul Graham McHenry
     
 

"The silence of earth walls is uncanny. The inciting, photograph-laden Adobe and Rammed Earth Buildings is more than a primer; the author addresses engineering and design, too."--Whole Earth Catalog

"A valuable book, and it works as a force for diversity and practicality that is much needed in American housing."--Folklore Forum See more details below

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"The silence of earth walls is uncanny. The inciting, photograph-laden Adobe and Rammed Earth Buildings is more than a primer; the author addresses engineering and design, too."--Whole Earth Catalog

"A valuable book, and it works as a force for diversity and practicality that is much needed in American housing."--Folklore Forum

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An unrevised reprint of the Wiley editions of 1984. It presents both engineering information and detailed technical data for adobe and rammed earth building. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471876779
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/1984
Pages:
217

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