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Building with Cob: A Step-by-Step Guide

Weismann, Adam & Bryce, Katy~
Building with Cob shows how to apply this ancient technique in a wide variety of contemporary situations, covering everything from design and siting, mixing, building walls, fireplaces, ovens and floors, lime and other natural finishes, and gaining planning permission and building regulation approval.
£24.99
excluding shipping

Building with Straw Bales: A Step-by-Step Guide

Jones, Barbara
In this full colour, fully updated new edition of the book Grand Designs described as "the essential guide to straw-bale building"; Barbara Jones uses her 20 years of experience in natural building methods to guide self-builders and architects through using straw as a sustainable material for a diverse range of comfortable and environmentally friendly buildings.
£21.99
excluding shipping

Clay and lime renders, plasters and paints: A How-to Guide to Using Natural Finishes

Bryce, K and Weisman, A
This book was previously published under the title Using Natural Finishes. Clay and Lime Renders, Plasters and Paints is an in-depth guide to the selection, mixing and application of lime and clay based plasters, renders, paints and washes.
£24.99
excluding shipping

Green Up!: An A-Z of Environmentally Friendly Home Improvements

Anderson W
Green Up! is a compact reference guide to greening your house, from minor improvements n such as what paint to use n to major ones, such as how to choose and install solar electric panels
£7.95
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Local Sustainable Homes: How to Make Them Happen in Your Community

Bird, Chris
Chris Bird presents inspiring examples of communities making housing more sustainable, offering advice for those wanting to follow in their footsteps.
£14.95
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Smart Growth: From Sprawl to Sustainability

Reeds, Jon
Shows how urban sprawl is unsustainable in an age of climate change and peak oil, and challenges the UK to develop a `Smart Growth' approach to improve the quality of life in our overcrowded island.
£14.95
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The Eco-Home Design Guide: Principles and Practice for New-Build and Retrofit

Day, Christopher
Christopher Day draws on his extensive experience to explain the key principles of eco-home design, focussing on natural methods rather than expensive technology.
£24.99
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The Green Self-build Book: How to Design and Build Your Own ECO-Home

Broome, John
A highly illustrated, practical handbook on eco-friendly self-building
£25.00
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The Hempcrete Book: Designing and Building with Hemp-Lime

Stanwix, William; Sparrow, Alex
The first UK book on building with hemp by people who make their living doing it; including background information, a practical instruction manual with full illustration, and discussion about the hemp building industry.
£24.99
excluding shipping