Building with Straw: Design and Technology of a Sustainable Architecture

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Building with Straw: Design and Technology of a Sustainable Architecture - Minke, Gernot, and Mahlke, Friedemann
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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, Australia, France, Holland, Germany, Austria and China. 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 framework filled with straw. This book is a ...

Building with Straw: Design and Technology of a Sustainable Architecture 2005, Birkhauser, Basel/Berlin/Boston

ISBN-13: 9783764371715

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