Sustainable Building with Earth

Sustainable Building with Earth

by Horst Schroeder

Hardcover(1st ed. 2016)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319194905
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 09/29/2015
Edition description: 1st ed. 2016
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr.-Ing. Horst Schroeder is a founding member of the German Association of Building with Earth (Dachverband Lehm e. V.). For twenty years he was the chairman of the association and has been its honorary president since 2012. Up to 2012, he was a lecturer in the fields of “earth building” and “planning and building in developing countries” at the Bauhaus University Weimar, Germany. He has been active in research and teaching and has worked as a consultant for various German and international organizations.

Table of Contents

The Development Of Earth Building.- Construction Soil- Sourcing, Extraction And Classification.- Earth Building Materials – Production, Requirements And Testing.- Earthen Structures – Planning, Building And Construction Supervision.- Structures Built Of Earth Building Materials – Impacts, Structural Damage And Preservation.- Demolition, Recycling And Disposal Of Earth Building Materials.- The Future Of Earth Building.

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