Straw Bale Construction

Straw Bale Construction

Unknown - 2010 ; 2010
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This DVD introduces the basic construction of 2-story straw bale houses. It emphasises the processes unique to straw bale construction, such as the importance of keeping the straw dry, and the allowances that have to be made with bathroom fixtures. It describes the benefits of rendering straw and how the render should be applied. Compares the costs, both construction and long-term maintenance, of straw houses versus conventional block or brick houses, especially in terms of the invironment.
Publisher: London, Eng. : RIBA Enterprises Ltd., [2010] ; New York, NY : Insight Media [distributor], [2010]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (22 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. (DVD)
Alternative Title: The surveyors' channel


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