square foot. Contractors start around $85 a square
foot. As one adds desired peripherals, prices climb
from $90 to $150 a square foot. Costs can be higher
in areas like Santa Barbara, Scottsdale or Santa Fe.
You must decide where within this range, your abilities,
tools, friends and financing will place you.
WE CAN HELP-
It's impossible to teach you all that you need
here. We suggest three approaches (below).
is to absorb information from our print voice, ADOBE
BUILDER. This large-format publication
is loaded with photos, line drawings and articles,
dating from 1996 to the present. Rather than sell
you a subscription, with all the annoying problems,
we sell back-book packages via priority mail. That
way, you get a lot of info at once. And we let
you know when new volumes are ready.
you are computer-oriented. That leads to our new CD-ROM
electronic book, 300 pages (81/2" x
11") if printed out. Earthbuilders'
Encyclopedia is the title and it works with
MAC or PC. This is your master alphabetical reference
for the world of earthen construction. It started as
a print book,1989-1996, serving as a backup in our
classes. It has been updated and expanded and the readers
love it. You can study it from your monitor, or print
out the pages you need.