Owen Geiger

Biography

Owen Geiger, Ph.D. (in Social and Economic Development), is the former Director of Builders Without Borders and Founder and Director of the Geiger Research Institute of Sustainable Building. He is an author, engineer and licensed contractor specializing in strawbale construction, earthbag and other types of sustainable building. He co-authored the Builders Without Borders Straw-Bale Construction Guides; and contributed to Building Without Borders: Sustainable Construction for the Global Village. His latest book is Earthbag Building Guide: Vertical Walls Step-by-Step. Dr. Geiger has consulted on numerous international housing projects and worked closely with Habitat for Humanity for seven years. He is also a correspondent for The Last Straw Journal and a Mother Earth News Magazine Green Homes Expert.

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Books

Earthbag Building Guide Part 2
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
This builder’s guide provides simple, clear explanations of each step of construction, from earthbag foundations that don’t require concrete, to complete information on tools and supplies, as well as tips, tricks and advanced earthbag techniques. All major aspects of building earthbag houses with vertical walls are covered. It is profusely illustrated with about 185 color photos and drawings.
Earthbag Building Guide
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
This builder’s guide provides simple, clear explanations of each step of construction, from earthbag foundations that don’t require concrete, to complete information on tools and supplies, as well as tips, tricks and advanced earthbag techniques. All major aspects of building earthbag houses with vertical walls are covered. It is profusely illustrated with about 185 color photos and drawings.

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