A feasibility study for increasing the production of residential earthen-shelters

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dc.contributor.advisor Russell, John R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Mitchell, Joseph L. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:33:15Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:33:15Z
dc.date.created 1982 en_US
dc.date.issued 1982
dc.identifier LD2489.Z75 1982 .M58 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/182564
dc.description.abstract This thesis has inquired as to the social and economic factors which are necessary for an industrialization process. The study has concentrated on defining industrialization and building systems; the chronological development of earthen-shelters; and the energy, contractor, and financing issues which are prevalent in the existing earthen-sheltered housing market. In addition, the thesis addresses issues such as the social perception of earthen-sheltered space, comparative cost analysis to conventional housing, and land development ethics.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Landscape Architecture
dc.format.extent vii, 115 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Earth sheltered houses. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Industrialized building. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Underground construction. en_US
dc.title A feasibility study for increasing the production of residential earthen-shelters en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.L.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/507996 en_US


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