Rethink Your Life!
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The Work of Art and The Art of Work
Kiko Denzer on Art
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Sun May 13 19:44:21 PDT 2012
I, too, would like to receive a copy of this article. Thank you. Joyce In a message dated 5/10/2012 1:13:18 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time, p.vassiliathis at gmail.com writes: Hello, I am new to the list and I would be interested to receive this article. Thanks, Panos On 5/10/12, Henry Raduazo <raduazo at cox.net> wrote: > I have this entire article which I can send as a series of photographs if > any one is interested in reading it. > > Ed > On May 10, 2012, at 1:03 PM, Frank Hanlan wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> I distinctly recall that there was some testing done in British Columbia, >> maybe UBC, on a cob structure. I think that it was mentioned on the >> coblist as much as 6 or 7 years ago. >> >> I also found the following on a quick search. >> >> New Zealand, fortunately, now has a comprehensive suite of earth building >> standards. This means that any building designed and built in accordance >> with them automatically meets many provisions of the NZ Building Code. >> The Standards are: >> NZS 4297:1998. Engineering Design of Earth Buildings (Specific Design) >> NZS 4298:1998. Incl Amendment#1 2000 Materials and Workmanship for Earth >> Buildings >> NZS 4299:1998. Incl Amendment#1 1999 Earth Buildings Not Requiring >> Specific Design. >> >> They cover only those techniques that have been well investigated and used >> during the current 30 year long renaissance in earth building in NZ, >> namely mud brick, rammed earth, pressed earth brick, and to a limited >> degree, poured earth. Historic and rare methods are not covered although >> there is some information given on some new methods (in-situ adobe) or old >> methods (cob) currently under revival. There is also some information on >> earth floors, and plasters. >> >> NZS 4297 “Engineering Design of Earth Buildings (Specific Design)” is for >> engineers and gives the data and formula required to successfully engineer >> earth walled buildings. It is a specialist document for use by structural >> engineers. >> >> NZS 4299 “Earth Buildings Not Requiring Specific Design” is not a “cook >> book” as such, but is essential for earth building designers. It allows >> the design of relatively simple earth buildings that fall within its >> limits without requiring specialist engineering. There are many building >> details given, and bracing values for various types of earth walls from >> unreinforced through to totally reinforced earth walls, bond beam sizes >> and fixings, foundations, window jamb, head and sill details etc. >> >> Sincerely yours, >> >> Frank >> >> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Coblist mailing list >> Coblist at deatech.com >> http://www.deatech.com/mailman/listinfo/coblist > > > _______________________________________________ > Coblist mailing list > Coblist at deatech.com > http://www.deatech.com/mailman/listinfo/coblist > -- Sent from my mobile device _______________________________________________ Coblist mailing list Coblist at deatech.com http://www.deatech.com/mailman/listinfo/coblist
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