Books on Housing
- [The] $50 and Up Underground House Book
- 4th edition by Mike Oehler. Illustrations by Chris Royer, Mole Publishing
Company/Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, New York. 1981 ISBN:
0-442-27311-8. 116 pages. How to build an underground house using a shovel,
polyethylene, and a chainsaw with a milling attachment. The author recommends a
no concrete concept of underground house building. Recommended by
email@example.com (Richard A. De Castro), on misc.survivalism.
- Adobe Build it Yourself
- By Paul Graham McHenry, Jr. 1985, Univ. of Arizona Press, ISBN 0-8165-0984-4.
Recommended by firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard A. De Castro), on
- Build a Yurt: The Low-Cost Mongolian Round House
- By Len Charney. 1974, Collier Books (a division of Macmillan Publishing), ISBN
0-02-079320-0. Recommended by email@example.com (Richard A. De Castro),
- PVC Projects For The Outdoorsman
- By Tom Forbes. ISBN #1-58160-021-6 Building shelters, camping gear, and how to
use plastic pipe.
- [The] Owner Built Home
- By Ken Kern, published by Charles Scribmer's Sons, New York in 1975. Cheap
housing was built in India using a method of coating burlap with cement, for
instance. This book presents ways to build inexpensive buildings or outbuildings.
- [The] Rammed Earth House
- By David Easton. Details constructions specifications for using earth combined
with concrete to create pleasing, natural structure that are as durable as concrete.
Inexpensive and extends the available concrete mix. $30 Chelsea Green Publishing
Company, PO Box 428, White River Junction, VT 05001.
- [The] Straw Bale House
- By Athena and Bill Steen, David Bainbridge, and David Eisenberg. Details
inexpensive construction using bales of straw as a component of the walls. Chelsea
Green Publishing Company, PO Box 428, White River Junction, VT 05001.