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Our Chelsea Green Authors : Lisa Schroder

Lisa Schroder

Lisa Schroder has a Bachelor of Science in Construction Engineering and Management as well as a diploma in Architectural Design. She worked alongside Ogletree for five years before founding Adobe Building Systems, LLC. She has been involved in the design and planning stages of dozens of adobe homes and has years of hands-on experience in all aspects of adobe construction. Schroder lives with her husband and two children in Vancouver, British Columbia.

    Lisa's Books

    Adobe Homes for All Climates

    Simple, Affordable, and Earthquake-Resistant Natural Building Techniques

    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, itís clear that the humble adobe brick is an ideal option for constructing eco-friendly structures throughout the world.

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