ISBN: 9780976491101 Year Added to Catalog: 2007 Book Format: Paperback Book Art: illustrations, photographs, diagrams Number of Pages: 8 1/2 x 11 3/4, 72 pages Book Publisher: Green Building Press Old ISBN: 0976491109 Release Date: August 15, 2005 Web Product ID: 270
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About the Author
Bruce King, P.E.
Bruce King is a registered structural engineer in private practice in San Rafael, California. He is the author of Buildings of Earth and Straw; Structural Design for Straw Bale and Rammed Earth Architecture (1996) and Design of Straw Bale Buildings; The State of the Art (2006). He is founder and director of the nonprofit Ecological Building Network and co-founder, with his wife Sarah Weller King, of Green Building Press. He lives in San Rafael, California. ...