Cover art for Building Your Own Home
New Holland, December 2011
Softcover, 264 pages
28.5cm × 21cm

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This complete guide to building your own home covers every step in the process. The new edition includes a Green Supplement that introduces a range of concepts and comparison charts to assist home builders achieve ecologically sustainable and environmentally positive outcomes.

It details how to select land and gives design guidelines, outlines the roles of architects and other professional consultants, and explains the workings of the authorities having jurisdiction over land development and building construction. It includes vital information to assist home builders in preparing working drawings, materials and labour scehdules; understanding the subcontracting and supply industry; and outlines in drawings and charts most of the components and assemblies required to achieve the desired result.

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