Building with Straw: Design and Technology of a Sustainable Architecture

Building with Straw: Design and Technology of a Sustainable Architecture

by Gernot Minke, Princeton Architectural Press, Friedemann Mahlke
     
 

This book is a practical, hands-on guide to building with straw. In recent years there has been a renaissance in the use of straw as a building

Overview

This book is a practical, hands-on guide to building with straw. In recent years there has been a renaissance in the use of straw as a building material. Straw is a renewable resource with excellent insulating properties. It is a cheap and easy-to-use option for self-builders, and even large-scale structures can be erected using timber frame-work filled with straw.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783764371715
Publisher:
Birkhauser Verlag
Publication date:
02/28/2005
Pages:
143
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

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.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
1891
Date of Death:
1951

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