Saturday, May 12, 2012

[papercreters] Re: research articles

here are some more research links

have fun joe

LINKS I heartily recommend this site compiled by video producer Barry Fuller; it outlines in great detail his research and thought about papercrete as a building material. some good basic nformation about papercrete and how to make it and a tow mixer. Papercreters is a new SPAM FREE email message group discussing all aspects of papercrete from experienced papercreters and insights from others. Come learn, share, and most importantly, HAVE FUN. is a blog devoted to all things papercrete. Eve's Garden Organic B&B and Ecology Resource Center has done some wonderful building with papercrete and has a page about papercrete as a resource.

Wynoose Domes a rather whimsical look at a papercrete dome project.

Casawizardmoon Tim Pye and Cathryn Tezha Swann's papercrete home in Arizona.

Starshipenterprises Several pages about papercrete, with lots of good pictures, including a look at a large papercrete dome project with lots of slow-loading pictures, but worth the wait. A papercrete list forum is operated from here. Alan Stankevitz is building a cordwood house, using papercrete as morter.

Paper Observatory Domes Early approach to creating lightweight domes. describes an innovative way of creating load-bearing beams using long straw and papercrete. There are several short videos posted at Youtube on papercrete. Philip Mirkin's site explains how he makes "hybrid adobe," a mix of papercrete and soil. both manufactures and provides information about making papercrete blocks. This Texas company is gearing up to manufacture commercial "blox" of papercrete. is a forum devoted to discussing papercrete. has a page about papercrete with several embedded videos and a photogallery. blog of a woman who is building with papercrete.

Please check out my website, it shows one alternative for us to learn how to built your own Off the grid Power and Heat source. It utilizes a combined heat and power technology more common in Europe. It has been a hobby of mine for years.


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