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MORTGAGE-FREE HOUSES: How Nine Single Women Achieved Their Budget Dream Homes By Annie O'Grady
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Nine single Australian women of mature age – including some grandmothers – have found different ways to beat the mortgage game. Their solutions to owning their homes can inspire others,... More > not only women but also men and couples. Now these women live happily at home debt-free.< Less
Intermodal Shipping Container Small Steel Buildings By Paul Sawyers
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Intermodal Shipping Container Small Steel Buildings explains how to purchase steel cargo containers and modify them for use as buildings under 1000 sq ft in size. Learn how you can save up to 40%... More > over tradition lumber and factory made steel structures with these unique building blocks. New and used steel shipping containers are available nationwide. It's easy to buy containers and modify them for use as workshops, garages, cabins, guest houses, super carports, RV - 5th wheel covers, and much more (the book shows how). Enjoy a building that's up to fifty times stronger than most structures, built quick and with amazingly little labor. Take part in the shipping container building revolution with the worlds first book on the subject... Intermodal Shipping Container Small Steel Buildings! Includes photos, diagrams, plans, and charts. 114 pages, soft cover.< Less
SELF-SUFFICIENT URBANISM: a vision of contraction for the non-distant future By Jaime Correa
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SELF-SUFFICIENT URBANISM is the most comprehensive town design mitigation plan available in today’s transitional market. It encourages the creation of sustainable urban villages and rural... More > settlements where almost everything needed for our daily living is found, produced, created, used, re-used and recycled at walking distance from an identifiable center and in closed economic loops. Self-sufficient Urbanism focuses on the "re-localization" of resources, and on the advocacy and development of technologies attempting to eliminate our existent fossil fuel dependency and reduce our current rate of carbon emissions. This introductory pamphlet reviews the existing universal predicament and offers a positive solution of contraction, simplicity and human dignity.< Less
Gatewood Urban Homestead By Bob Waldrop
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This is a permaculture design for a site in a densely populated neighborhood close to downtown Oklahoma City. Topics covered include earth works, nutrient management,food production, shelter, access,... More > energy, water, community, economics, budget, hazards, and staging. Extensive appendices including species lists, resources, book lists, and how-to materials. Permaculture is the art and science of designing sustainable human habitations and systems.< Less