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The EcoNest Home
Author: Paula Baker-Laporte

ISBN: 9780865717770
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 4 November 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 20.4 x 2.3
Description:


An EcoNest is not just a home—it is a breathtakingly beautiful structure that nurtures health and embraces ecology. This unique approach to construction combines light clay straw, timber framing, earthen floors, natural plasters, and other natural techniques with the principles of Building Biology to create a handcrafted living sanctuary. By bringing together time-honored traditions and modern innovations, owners of EcoNests enjoy living spaces that reflect the best of both worlds.

The EcoNest Home is an in-depth exploration of the benefits of choosing this technique over conventional alternatives, combined with a complete practical guide for prospective designers and builders. Paula Baker-Laporte and Robert Laporte draw on their own extensive experience to provide:
A detailed explanation of the nature-based science behind EcoNests
Fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions to guide you through construction
Dozens of inspiring photos of completed projects

The most comprehensive North American resource on light clay straw construction, w...

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