Building a Low Impact Roundhouse

Building a Low Impact Roundhouse
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Publisher : Permanent Publications
Total Pages : 152
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ISBN-10 : 1856230422
ISBN-13 : 9781856230421
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Book Synopsis Building a Low Impact Roundhouse by : Tony Wrench

Download or read book Building a Low Impact Roundhouse written by Tony Wrench and published by Permanent Publications. This book was released on 2008 with total page 152 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In Building a Low Impact Roundhouse, Tony shares his many years of experience, skills, and techniques used to build this unique and affordable low-impact home. Always witty and inspiring, the author explains the process of visualizing and designing a house through to the practical side of lifting the living roof, infilling the walls, laying out rooms, and adding renewable, autonomous technology. Building a Low Impact Roundhouse has become a classic text sold all over the world. Tony's home and lifestyle have attracted much media interest, and he and his partner continue to inspire many individuals and communities to seek out ways of living more sustainably. Now in its third edition, with a fascinating ten-year update including a major new section on the couple's marvelous straw bale den, Tony also includes sections on the physical design, and he writes about the lifestyle required for living in a roundhouse. He offers advice on roofs, floors, walls, compost toilets, wood stoves, kitchens, windows, and planning permission. There are additional photographs of life in and around the dwelling and illustrations from the construction plans for one of the UK's most unique homes. This true and captivating story covers the realizing of a lifetime's dream as well as being a practical how to manual for anyone who loves the idea of low-impact living and wants to self-build an affordable, organic home.


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