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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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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