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ISBN: 9780965908207
Year Added to Catalog: 2004
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: b&w photographs and illustations, further reading
Number of Pages: 8 1/2 x 11, 176 pages
Book Publisher: Groundworks
Old ISBN: 0965908208
Release Date: December 22, 1997
Web Product ID: 53

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About the Author

Becky Bee

Becky Bee has built natural structures in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Central America, and Samoa. Her company Groundworks, has been at the forefront of the cob revival: building, teaching workshops, and hosting natural building symposiums. ...

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