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Earthship Vol 1 How to Build Your Own by Michael Reynolds. This American book takes on the world's growing housing, energy, and pollution problems, and not only examines the underlying issues, but provides extremely detailed, easy to follow solutions in a complete and concise manner. The Earthship ecological housing system provides a whole new outlook on what it means to live- with the Earth, not off it. Using waste automotive tires to form the wall structure the building method turns a problem waste product into a useful building material. Chapters are;
Concept: the determining factors of the Earthship idea
Location: interfacing with local phenomena
Design: following the directives of concept and natural phenomena
Structure: the skeleton of the vessel
Materials: the primary building blocks of the vessel
The "U" module: the details and skills used to build the "U" module
The greenhouse: how to build the greenhouse-hallway-heating duct
Assimilation of modules and details: the details involved in assimilation of "U" modules
Finishes: the formulas and techniques for various finishes
The owners manual: how to operate and live in an Earthship
Existing Earthships: the prototypes

Softcover, 229 pages, 280mm x 215mm, b&w photos and drawings, brand new. Check out my other listings for more books Im happy to combine postage where possible. Pickup is at Seddon. Please click here to ask a question
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  • Seller location: Blenheim, Marlborough, NZ

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