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EARTH SHELTERED HOUSING DESIGN: Guidelines, Examples, and References Hardcover – 1979
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Oblong Octavo, 1979, PP.318, Roger Martin Copy, Former Chairman And Founder Of The Landscape Architecture Department University Of Minnesota
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I fell in love with an earth sheltered house in Pennsylvania when I was in high school and visiting a family for a weekend. Ever since I've thought it would be a great idea, but had shied away from the idea after living through one basement that looked like a cavern wall every time it rained. Of course that house was more than 200 years old. And my handyman assured me that it was normal for that age house.
Now we live in sandy New Hampshire, which is a great spot for dry basements. So I'm daydreaming again and planning an economical design that will be equal parts environmentally friendly and just plain cool.
I bought this book to help keep my designs more reality-based. And to see what other considerations I needed to budget for. I was happy to see that years of hobby design work had led me to consider almost everything I need to take into account for such a house, and I appreciate the basic instructions the book has to offer. Of course I'll need to ultimately turn to a licensed architect (if only for my own peace of mind), but I am considering general managing the project myself.
If you're interested in earth sheltered housing designs and considerations, this is the book for you. If you want glossy pages of houses this might not be your design book. It's much more utilitarian and thorough than a photo-essay style house design book.