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Brick Manufacture and Use in Construction
Brick Manufacture and Use in Construction
This article describes the basics of brick construction: brick history, how bricks are made, bricklaying, and the analysis of bricks as a sustainable building material....
Building Materials: Buy Local and Buy Natural
Building Materials: Buy Local and Buy Natural
Using local building materials helps your local community and using natural materials reduces energy use, conserves our planet’s resources and lowers carbon emissions....
Earth and Construction
Earth and Construction
this article describes the different types of earth construction (cob, light straw, rammed earth, bricks, floors and natural plasters) and their sustainable value in…...
Mongolian Gers & Yurts: Nomads Tents
Mongolian Gers & Yurts: Nomads Tents
This article explores the enduring appeal of Mongolian gers and yurts for the eco-conscious lifestyle in the 21st Century....
Stone Construction
Stone Construction
This article describes stone construction, the different types, stone masonry techniques, and its potential as a sustainable building material....
Straw Bale Construction
Straw Bale Construction
Straw bale construction is a super-insulating, cheap and easy way to build a durable, sustainable house...
Underground Construction
Underground Construction
This article describes underground home construction, the different types, their advantages, and their suitability as a solution for sustainable building design....
Wood Frame Construction
Wood Frame Construction
Wood is generally a good renewable resource - certainly European softwood - for sustainable building, and wood frame construction offers a sustainable building…...
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