Build Your Own
Harrison Gardner is an Australian eco-builder and designer who finds himself in the west of Ireland, living an enviable sustainable life. He has co-founded 'Common Knowledge', a not-for-profit organisation that empowers people to live sustainably.
In this gorgeous book, you'll find the answers to your sustainability questions. It's jammed full of practical construction and renovation tips. He explores the principles of construction and outlines a multitude of practices and methods that enable you to build a home with the materials available to you. Practical techniques, such as plastering, moving earth, basic demolition, installing insulation, building internal walls and attaching cladding, are demystified and made easy. It's a book that anyone can follow, and everyone should.
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Hardback, 20 x 3.5 x 27 cm approx.