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Straw Bale Building

Straw Bale Building

By Chris Magwood and Peter Mack. Leads the builder through the practical issues. Offers a wide variety of aesthetic and building options, from multi-story to simple. Includes drawings,
photos and plans.

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The Natural Plaster Book

By Cedar Rose Guelberth and
Dan Chiras
. For builders of natural homes (straw bale, cob, adobe, rammed earth), this guide takes the confusion out of choosing, mixing, and applying natural plasters.

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The Natural Plaster Book
The Art of Natural Building

The Art of Natural Building

Edited by Joseph F. Kennedy, et al. An introduction to natural building for non-professionals as well as architects and designers. Packed with resources, it is an encyclopedia of natural building.

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Cordwood Building

By Rob Roy. Cordwood building is an ancient technique where walls are constructed from "log ends." It is easy, economical, esthetically striking, energy-efficient, and environmentally sound.

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Cordwood Building
Certification of Forest Products

Certification of Forest Products

Edited by Virgilio Viana, et al. This volume traces the history of certification, the development of an agreed upon set of forest management principles, and the various certification programs currently underway.

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Recycled as Restaurants

By Virginia Croft. Adaptive reuse is one of the strongest trends in architecture. Recycled as Restaurants features case studies and color photographs showing the beauty of spaces
“recycled as restaurants.”

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Recycled as Restaurants
Ecological Design

Ecological Design

By Sim Van der Ryn & Stuart Cowan. A vision of how the living world and the human world can be rejoined by taking ecology as the basis for design. Weaves together case studies, personal anecdotes, images, and theory.

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Doors, Windows & Skylights

By Alan Ahlstrand. New doors, windows, and skylights can make a big improvement in a home’s appearance and energy efficiency. This book covers selection, installation,
maintenance and repair.

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Doors, Windows & Skylights
Design for Human Ecosystems

Design for Human Ecosystems

By John Tillman Lyle. Explores methods of designing landscapes that function in the sustainable ways of natural ecosystems. Provides a framework for thinking about and understanding ecological design.

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 More Green Design & Building Books

Deep Design
By David Wann. Explores a new way of thinking about design, one that asks "What is our ultimate goal?" before the first step has been taken. "Deep designs" meet the criteria of renewability, recyclability, and nontoxicity. More… | David Wann EcoSpeakers Info >>

Design for a Livable Planet
By Jon Naar. Explains the causes of environmental damage and offers practical steps. Includes sections on wastes, toxics, water quality, air pollution, global warming, deforestation, and renewable energy. More…

House Styles in America
By James C. Massey & Shirley Maxwell. This original approach to historic preservation features sketches of American house styles from 1650 to 1950, plus directions for estimating age and deciphering history. More…

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