ISBN: 9780930031855 Year Added to Catalog: 2004 Book Format: Paperback Book Art: b&w illustrations and photographs, appendices, index Number of Pages: 7 1/2 x 10, 528 pages Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Old ISBN: 0930031857 Release Date: August 1, 1996 Web Product ID: 242
webster's note: This page is the web version of the resource list printed in The Hand-Sculpted House. At the time of posting the links & email addresses were correct, but it is inevitable that some of them will change over time. If you try to go to a page & the link doesn't work, please let us know.
Builders Without Borders (trainings and resources; cross cultural natural building projects for the underhoused) 119 Main Street, Kingston, NH 88042 phone: (505) 895-5400 Web site: www.builderswithoutborders.org
Cal-Earth-California Institute of Earth Art and Architecture (info and workshops on adobe, ceramic and earth bag construction) 10376 Shangri La Ave., Hesperia, CA 92345 phone: (760) 224-0614 Web site: www.calearth.org Cal-Earth books are available from Chelsea Green (click here).
The Canelo Project (publications and workshops on straw bale and natural building) HC 1 Box 324, Elgin, AZ 85611 phone: (520)455-5548 Web site: www.caneloproject.com Books by the Steens are available from Chelsea Green (click here).
The Cob Cottage Company (free phone and mail info service on cob and natural building; training and workshops; consulting) P.O. Box 123, Cottage Grove, OR 97424 phone: (541) 942-2005 Web site: www.deatech.com/cobcottage/
CobWorks (workshops) RR#1, Mayne Island, BC VON 2TO Canada phone: (250) 539-5253 Web site: www.cobworks.com
CRATerre (professional trainings in earthen construction, architecture, engineering) Maison Levrat, Rue de Lac BP 53, F-38092 Villefontaine Cedex, France phone: 33-474-954391 Web site: www.craterre.archi.fr
Earthwood Building School (workshops and resources on cordwood masonry, stone circles, and earth-sheltered housing) 336 Murtagh Hill Rd., West Chazy, NY, 12992 phone: (518) 493-7744 Web site: www.cordwoodmasonry.com Earthwood videos are available from Chelsea Green (click here).
The Econest Building Company (design/build, workshops on light-clay, timber frame, earth floors, natural plasters) P.O. Box 864, Tesuque, NM 87574 phone: (505) 984-2928 Web site: www.econests.com
Emerald Earth (workshops on natural building and permaculture) P.O. box 764, Boonville, CA 95415 phone: (707) 895-3302 E-mail: email@example.com
Fox Maple School of Traditional Building (info and workshops on timber framing, thatching, and traditional clay infill techniques) P.O. Box 249, Corn Hill Rd., Brownfield, ME 04010 phone: (207) 935-3720 Web site: www.foxmaple.com Fox Maple books are available from Chelsea Green (click here).
Gourmet Adobe (Carole Crews's natural plasters and finishes, workshops) HC 78 Box 9811, Ranchos De Taos, NM 87557 phone: (505) 758-7251
Groundworks (cob workshops for women) P.O. Box 381, Murphy, OR 97523 phone: (541) 471-3470 Web site: www.cpros.com/~sequoia/workshop.html Groundworks books are available from Chelsea Green (click here).
The Natural Builder (short workshops on cob and natural building) P.O. Box 855, Montrose, CO 81402 phone: (970) 249-8821
The North American School of Building (training in cob and natural building; apprenticeships; demonstration buildings) P.O. Box 444, Coquille, OR 97423 phone: (541) 396-1825
Out on Bale (un) Ltd. (straw bale info and workshops) 2509 Campbell Ave. #292, Tucson, AZ 85719 phone: (520) 622-6896 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Build it with Bales from Out on Bale is available from Chelsea Green (click here).
Rammed Earth Works (on-demand workshops and consulting in rammed earth) 101 S. Coombs, Suite N., Napa, CA 94559 phone: (707) 244-2532 E-mail: Rew@I-cafe.net
Solar Energy International (workshops on alternative energy and natural building) P.O. Box 715, Carbondale, CO 81623 phone: (970) 963-8855 Web site: www.solarenergy.org
Southwest Solaradobe School (earth building classes, especially adobe and rammed earth) P.O. Box 153, Bosque, NM 87006 phone: (505) 861-1255 Web site: www.adobebuilder.com
Sun Ray School of Natural Living (design/build, workshops) 1356 Janicki Rd., Sedro Wooley, WA 98284 phone: (360) 856-5482
Women Builders (assorted natural building workshops and referrals for women) P.O. Box 4114, Tucson, AZ 85717 phone: (520) 206-8000 E-mail: email@example.com
The Black Range Lodge (books and videos on straw bale and natural building) Star Rt. 2 Box 119, Kingston, NM 88042 phone: (505) 895-5652 Web site: www.StrawbaleCentral.com
Building for Health Materials Center (natural building supplies) Box 113, Carbondale, CO 81623 phone: (800) 292-4838
Center for Maximum Potential Building Systems (R&D of innovative building technologies, including recycled materials) 8604 FM 969, Austin, TX 78724 phone: (512) 928-4786 Web site: www.cmpbs.org
Center for Resourceful Budding Technology (research and demonstration of resource efficient building materials & techniques) P.O. Box 3866, Missoula, MT 59806 phone: (406) 549-7678
DAWN/Out On Bale-By Mail (mail order books and resources for natural building) 6570 W Illinois St., Tucson, AZ 85735 phone: (520) 624-1673 Web site: www.greenbuilder.com/dawn/ Build it with Bales from Out on Bale is available from Chelsea Green
Development Center for Appropriate Technology (education about alternative materials, sustainability, and building codes) P.O. Box 27513, Tucson, AZ 85726-7513 phone: (520) 624-6628 Web site: www.dcat.net
Devon Earth Building Association (research and publications about cob building and restoration) 50 Blackboy Rd., Exeter EX4 6TB, UK.
The Dirt Cheap Builder's Catalogue (mail order books on natural building and homesteading) P.O. Box 375, Cutten, CA 95534 phone: (707) 441-1632 Web site: www.dirtcheapbuilder.com
Intaba's Kitchen (more than a restaurant: a central community space dedicated to principles of sustainability and permaculture) Corvallis, Oregon phone: (541) 754-6958 Web site: www.intabas.com
Institute for Sustainable Forestry (researches and promotes sustainable forest management) P.O. Box 1580, Redway, CA 95560 phone: (707) 923-4719
Northwest Eco-Building Guild (regional info. on sustainable building and recycled materials) 217 Ninth Ave. North, Seattle, WA 98107 phone: (206) 622-8350
Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (research and advocacy for ancient traditional buildings in Britain) 37 Spitall Square, London E1 6DY, UK