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Building A Low Impact Roundhouse

Author : Tony Wrench
ISBN : 1856231747
Genre : House & Home
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In Building a Low Impact Roundhouse, Tony shares his many years of experience, skills, and techniques used to build this unique and affordable low-impact home. Always witty and inspiring, the author explains the process of visualizing and designing a house through to the practical side of lifting the living roof, infilling the walls, laying out rooms, and adding renewable, autonomous technology. Building a Low Impact Roundhouse has become a classic text sold all over the world. Tony’s home and lifestyle have attracted much media interest, and he and his partner continue to inspire many individuals and communities to seek out ways of living more sustainably. Now in its third edition, with a fascinating ten-year update including a major new section on the couple’s marvelous straw bale den, Tony also includes sections on the physical design, and he writes about the lifestyle required for living in a roundhouse. He offers advice on roofs, floors, walls, compost toilets, wood stoves, kitchens, windows, and planning permission. There are additional photographs of life in and around the dwelling and illustrations from the construction plans for one of the UK’s most unique homes. This true and captivating story covers the realizing of a lifetime’s dream as well as being a practical “how to” manual for anyone who loves the idea of low-impact living and wants to self-build an affordable, organic home.

A Simple Roundhouse Manual

Author : Tony Wrench
ISBN : 1505340969
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The author designed, built and, with his partner Faith, lives in a simple, turf-covered, wood and cobwood, low impact roundhouse. He wrote a book Building a Low Impact Roundhouse (Permanent Publications) to describe the process. In the fifteen years that have elapsed since the roundhouse becoming known about, Tony has been asked several times to run and supervise courses in which participants build a simple roundhouse over two to four weeks. In this book he uses the experience of those courses and other builds to produce a thorough 'How To' manual covering Site, Design and Planning, Drainage and Stem Wall, the Henge, the Reciprocal Frame roof, Walls, and Roof covering. From the words, diagrams and over one hundred colour photographs here, you will be able to design and build your own simple roundhouse. Preferably in a group, because that is more fun. The tips in this book will enable you to build a simple roundhouse very cheaply and quickly. This manual should be a part of your toolkit.

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