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Homes That Heal (and those that don't) (PDF)

Homes That Heal (and those that don't) (PDF)

How Your Home May be Harming Your Family's Health

Media reports focus increasingly on the declining health of children in industrialized countries. Asthma, autism, learning and behavior problems, and cancer are all on the rise. At the same time there is consistent news about poor indoor air …

Timber Framing for the Rest of Us

Timber Framing for the Rest of Us

A Guide to Contemporary Post and Beam Construction

Many natural building methods rely upon the use of post and beam frame structures that are then in-filled with straw, cob, cordwood, or more conventional wall materials. But traditional timber framing employs the use of finely crafted jointing and …

The Natural Plaster Book (EPUB)

The Natural Plaster Book (EPUB)

Earth, Lime and Gypsum Plasters for Natural Homes

For builders of natural homes (straw bale, cob, adobe, rammed earth, and other natural materials), this unique step-by-step guide takes the confusion out of choosing, mixing, and applying natural plasters.

From principles to practicalities, and with …

The Natural Plaster Book (PDF)

The Natural Plaster Book (PDF)

Earth, Lime and Gypsum Plasters for Natural Homes

For builders of natural homes (straw bale, cob, adobe, rammed earth, and other natural materials), this unique step-by-step guide takes the confusion out of choosing, mixing, and applying natural plasters.

From principles to practicalities, and with …