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17%OFFSukita Reay Crimmel - Earthen Floors - 9780865717633 - V9780865717633
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Earthen Floors

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Description for Earthen Floors Paperback. .
For most of human history, people have lived in durable, comfortable buildings made from natural materials such as soil, sand, rocks, and fiber. All over the globe, these ancient traditions persist; a quarter to a third of the world's population today lives in houses built partially or entirely of earth. Conventional Western building techniques using industrial materials may save time and create efficiencies, but these perceived savings come at considerable financial and environmental cost. As well as boasting a unique and beautiful aesthetic, natural building techniques are accessible, affordable, and non-toxic. Earthen Floors: A Modern Approach to an Ancient ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
New Society Publishers United States
Number of pages
250
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
Gabriola Island, United States
ISBN
9780865717633
SKU
V9780865717633
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 4 to 8 working days
Ref
99-2

About Sukita Reay Crimmel
Sukita Reay Crimmel has installed over 20,000 sq ft of earthen flooring in the past decade. As well as presenting extensively on this exciting technique, she founded From These Hands, a green and natural building company located in Portland Oregon which specializes in earthen construction. Sukita is also the developer of Claylin -- the first commercially available ready-made earthen floor ... Read more

Reviews for Earthen Floors
"At last! The mystery is removed from most wonderful floors in the world. First thing you do: go find an earthen floor, pull off your shoes and socks, have a little walkabout, and discover great surprise and tactile delight. Next thing you do: buy this book, learn everything you need, and go make one yourself. Thank you Sukita and James ... Read more

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