Stone is a traditional building material that is used in many applications. It can usually be obtained locally and worked with hand tools, which makes it a viable option for construction.
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Part 2 covers the building techniques for a square building using stones and earth, and describes an alternative 'single skin' wall.
Bill Holmes, Published by Appropriate Technology Journal on 1997
Spurs and dykes are structures that protect river banks and contain flood waters. They can be built by communities using stones and wire.
Neil Noble, Published on 2011
Stone arch bridges are a strong and cost effective technology for rural roads. This manual provides supervisors of stone arch bridge works an easy step by step guide ensuring adherence to quality...
Steven Hollevoet Kasese, Published by Belgium Development Cooperation on 2013
This brief was written BY the Building Advisory Service and Information Network (BASIN) providing information resources on low-cost building technologies.
Professor Asher Shadmon, Published by BASIN on 1997