Adobe Homes for all Climates: Simple, Affordable, and Earthquake-Resistant Natural Building Techniques [Audiobook] download free by Lisa Schroder

Adobe Homes for all Climates: Simple, Affordable, and Earthquake-Resistant Natural Building Techniques Audiobook download free by Lisa Schroder
  • Listen audiobook: Adobe Homes for all Climates: Simple, Affordable, and Earthquake-Resistant Natural Building Techniques
  • Author: Lisa Schroder
  • Release date: 2010/3/13
  • Publisher: CHELSEA GREEN PUBLISHING CO
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9781603582575
  • Rating: 9.88 of 10
  • Votes: 494
  • Review by: Crew Hayward
  • Review rating: 7.34 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/15
  • Duration: 2H44M42S in 256 kbps (43.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-12
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, FLAC, OPUS, WavPack, WMA, OGG, MPEG4, WAV (compression ZIP, RAR, 7-ZIP, RZ, AZW4)
  • Total pages original book: 216
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 17M37S (4.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The lay-up of adobe bricks is an easy, forgiving way to achieve a solid masonry-wall system. Contrary to stereotypes, adobe is perfectly adaptable for use in cold, wet climates as well as hot and dry ones, and for areas prone to earthquakes. With its efficient use of energy, natural resources for construction, and minimal effort for long-term maintenance, it's clear that the humble adobe brick is an ideal option for constructing eco-friendly structures throughout the world.The book is ideal both for first-time do-it-yourselfers and for experienced adobe builders seeking to improve their craft. Drawing on the experience of more than fifty major adobe projects since 1993, Adobe Homes for all Climates describes Adobe Building Systems' patented reinforcement and scaffolding systems, showing readers how to construct adobe homes more easily and safely, and with superior strength, durability, structural integrity and aesthetic appeal, as compared to earthen homes of the past.All aspects of adobe construction are covered, including making and laying adobe bricks, installing lintels and arches, conduits and pipes, doors and windows, top plates and bondbeams, ideal wall dimensions, adobe finishes, and other adobe construction components, such as the inexpensive use of scaffolding. These methods will produce a premium product that will meet and often exceed inspection standards.Equipped with this manual, you will be able to make adobe bricks swiftly, and confidently lay them up. You will be able to beautifully finish your adobe walls with earth plasters creating stunning colours and outstanding light effects and create a beautiful, energy-efficient home that will last for generations to come.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Architectural Structure & Design, Building Construction & Materials, Sustainability, DIY: General, Environmentally-friendly Architecture & Design, Home Renovation & Extension
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.19 USD
  • Dimensions: 203.71x250.95x12.95mm
  • Weight: 625.96g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: White River Junction, United States

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