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By Robert Laporte,Paula Baker-Laporte

ISBN-10: 086571777X

ISBN-13: 9780865717770

An EcoNest isn't just a home—it is a breathtakingly appealing constitution that nurtures health and wellbeing and embraces ecology. This special approach to building combines gentle clay straw, trees framing, earthen flooring, traditional plasters, and different common thoughts with the rules of creating Biology to create a hand made residing sanctuary. by means of bringing jointly usual traditions and smooth techniques, proprietors of EcoNests get pleasure from dwelling areas that replicate the easiest of either worlds.

The EcoNest Home is an in-depth exploration of some great benefits of deciding upon this system over traditional possible choices, mixed with a whole useful consultant for potential designers and developers. Paula Baker-Laporte and Robert Laporte draw on their lonesome huge adventure to provide:

  • A special rationalization of the nature-based technology at the back of EcoNests
  • Fully illustrated, step by step directions to lead you thru development
  • Dozens of inspiring photographs of accomplished projects

The such a lot finished North American source on mild clay straw building, written via its major proponents, The EcoNest Home is a must-read for somebody contemplating development their very own fit, reasonable, environmentally pleasant average home.

Paula Baker-Laporte and Robert Laporte are the creators of the EcoNest proposal and the authors of Econest: developing Sustainable Sanctuaries of Clay, Straw and Timber. Robert has equipped over fifty homes utilizing the EcoNest procedure and has educated 1000s developers and aspiring owner-builders in utilizing the strategies. Paula has labored because the architect for the EcoNest corporation for almost twenty years and is the writer of Prescriptions for a fit House.

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