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Book Data

ISBN: 9781890132644
Year Added to Catalog: 2000
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: b&w photographs and illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index
Number of Pages: 8 x 10, 384 pages
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Old ISBN: 1890132640
Release Date: September 1, 2000
Web Product ID: 45

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Table of Contents

  Preface
Part 1: Straw Bale Buildings in Perspective
1 Why Straw Bales? Profile: The Hay House, Old Saybrook, Connecticut  
2 Design Challenges: Heat Loss, Air Quality, and Moisture  
3 Plans, Permits, and Project Management Profile: The Bourke House, Montreal  
4 Choosing Bales
Part 2: Straw Bale Structures
5 Foundations  
6 Nebraska Style: Load-bearing Buildings  
7 Framed Structures  
8 Alternative Roofs Profile: The Sivananda Lodge, Quebec
Part 3: Straw Bales Finishes
9 Selecting Finishes  
10 Cement Stucco  
11 Lime Plaster  
12 Earth Plaster Profile: Ann Thrune's Massage Studio, Whidbey Island, Washington
Part 4: Straw Matters
13 Alternatives for Interior Walls and Floors  
14 Moisture Studies and Sensors  
15 Beyond the Bale: Experimental Exterior Walls Profile: The Kirk/Starbuck Retrofit, New Hampshire  
Sources  
Index  

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