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Self Help Housing Design and Construction Manual for Acadia House

By: Haynes Charles

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Centre for Continuing Education, UBC: 1979

Seller ID: 111684

ISBN: 0888431104

Condition: Very Good


Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Text/interior is clean of marking or any kind. Re-bound by library into strong, heavy covers. 296 pages with detailed instructions for the building of Acadia House. Drawings, floorplans, step-by-step instructions, many b&w photos for the novice builder. View more info

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Low-Cost Pole Building Construction

By: Merrilees, Doug

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Pownal, VT, Storey Books: 1980

Seller ID: 129785

ISBN: 0882661701

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 182 pages. Illustrated with plans, drawings, and photos. Construction techniques carefully explained. View more info

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian Houses : Designs for Moderate Cost One-Family Homes

By: Sergeant, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Watson-Guptill Publications, Incorporated: 1984

Seller ID: 144448

ISBN: 0823071782

Condition: Very Good


A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 208 pages. 9 "w x 10"h. Many b&w photos and illustrations. View more info

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Earth Sheltered Housing Design: Guidelines, Examples, and References

By: University of Minnesota; Minnesota Energy Agency

Price: $14.95

Publisher: N Y, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1979

Seller ID: 145579

ISBN: 0442288212

Condition: Very Good


Some yellow highlighting. 318 pages. Oblong format: 11 1/8"w x 8 1/2"h. "This book of guidelines offers homeowners and architects a comfortable and economic approach to underground housing based on modern construction techniques. It provides plans, details, and photographs of existing examples of earth sheltered houses from around the country, and shows how to design homes using such low cost natural resource and energy-saving systems as layers of soil insulation and passive solar heating. Many of the homes illustrate how the designs can be adapted to take advantage of specifi... View more info

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Homegrown Sundwellings

By: Van Dresser, Peter

Price: $8.41

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, Lightning Tree: 1977

Seller ID: 130588

ISBN: 0890160333

Condition: Good


Ex-library book with the usual stamps and markings. First endpaper torn out. Slight notation. 135 pages. A team of architects, engineers, physicists, designers and builders developed low-cost, low-technology, solar-heated dwellings suitable for construction by owner-builders using native materials, and that is what this book is about. Many illustrations and diagrams. View more info