Chris Magwood

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Author Chris Magwood is a respected bale builder, and is coauthor of Straw Bale Building: How to Plan, Design & Build with Straw (New Society Publishers, 2000), and editor of The Last Straw Journal. Check out his website at www.chrismagwood.ca. Chris Walker is a Toronto architect specializing in sustainable design.

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Making Better Buildings

A Comparative Guide to Sustainable Construction for Homeowners and Contractors
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From foundation to finish, a wealth of information is available on sustainable construction methods—entire volumes have been published on individual green and natural building techniques.

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Essential Hempcrete Construction

The Complete Step-by-Step Guide
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Hempcrete is a versatile, energy-efficient natural insulation material, useful for walls, roofs and floors. Made from the inner stem of the hemp plant mixed with a lime-based binder, it is a very strong, lightweight and breathable alternative to manufactured insulations.

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Essential Prefab Straw Bale Construction

The Complete Step-by-Step Guide
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Prefabricated straw bale wall panels combine the performance and low environmental impact of traditional straw bale with reduced labor and more consistent results. These structural insulated panels (SIPs) are built offsite and transported to the job site, or built onsite and "tipped up" into position.

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Essential Sustainable Home Design

A Complete Guide to Goals, Options, and the Design Process
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Many people dream of building a beautiful, environmentally friendly home. But until now there has been no systematic guide to help potential builders work through the complete process of imagining, planning, designing, and building their ideal, sustainable home.

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More Straw Bale Building

A Complete Guide to Designing and Building with Straw
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