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Table of contents

Foreword

Chapter 1: Introduction - Types of earth houses

Chapter 2: Soils - And what can be done with them

Chapter 3: Stabilization of soils

Chapter 4: Where to build

Chapter 5: Foundations

Chapter 6: Lightweight roofs

Chapter 7: Preparing the soil

Chapter 8: Making adobe blocks

Chapter 9: Making pressed earth blocks

Chapter 10: Making walls with earth blocks

Chapter 11: Making rammed earth walls

Chapter 12: Roofs for earth houses

Chapter 13: Floors

Chapter 14: Surface coatings

Suggested references

Appendix

Appendix A - Atterberg Limits of Soils

Appendix B - Useful Formulas