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Strawbale homebuilding

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  • English

Earth Garden Books, Distributed in USA by Chelsea Green , Trentham, Vic, White River Junction, Vt
Straw bale houses -- Australia -- Design and construc



Other titlesStraw bale homebuilding
Statement[edited by Alan T. Gray and Anne Hall].
ContributionsGray, Alan T., 1961-, Hall, Anne.
LC ClassificationsTH4818.S77 S77 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination156 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3653497M
ISBN 100958639744
LC Control Number2002503448

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After WWII cement became more readily available and strawbale building fell to the wayside for a time. Strawbale construction never went away completely and articles appeared in Popular Mechanics in and the book Shelter published in The renaissance of strawbale.