Adobe Houses for Today

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Adobe Houses for Today Religious
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This work features 12 plans for building adobe homes in modern and traditional styles, which can be expanded to fit readers' own budgets, family sizes, style preferences, and building sites. After a brief look at adobe's history, the book surveys adobe's advantages as a building material, illustrates adobe construction techniques with b&w photos and construction drawings, and explains facts and myths of energy conservation with adobe. This revised edition contains a new chapter with stories from real-life adobe home builders. The author and her husband have taught courses in adobe construction, and have written previous books on architectural computer graphics. There is no subject index. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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