By: C. Williams-Ellis with an Introduction By Gordon T. Pearson
Dorset, UK, Donhead Publishing Ltd: 1999
Seller ID: 023124
Binding: Hard Cover
Condition: Brand New
This fascinating study, first published in 1919 then substantially revised in 1947, was based on experiments undertaken by the author, Clough Williams-Ellis into the use of pis de terre and other earth based materials. It was written at a time when traditional building resources such as brick and timber were in short supply, and there was a need to consider the potential for using alternative materials in construction. Whilst earth building has not developed significantly in the UK since this book appeared, the recent efforts of the sustainable architecture movement has helped to stimulate an ... View More...