Tuesday, April 10, 2012

eBook: Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Future

Traditional Construction for a Sustainable Future (Taylor and Francis/Routledge, 2011) by Carole Ryan, discusses traditional - or vernacular - housing as it has been built and used around the world, in different historic periods and cultures.

Well-illustrated with many photographs, the book discusses traditional building materials, ancient and modern construction techniques, thermal performance of traditional buildings, climate in relation to traditional building, and the role of building regulations.

One of our EBSCO ebooks, you can view the book online or download it for up to seven days. Use your CBU email credentials for access.

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