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xx   BRICK

A look at building with adobe.
AMERICANA May-Jun 1977 (v.5#2) pg. 42

Add-on foundations. How to think through the planning and construction. Details for (1) waterproofing existing or new foundations, (2) insulating crawl spaces, (3) flat slab foundations, (4) wood foundations, (5) brick veneer, and (6) adobe brick construction.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #277 Mar 1987 (v.37#3) pg. 60

Building a contemporary adobe home. Insulation, a greenhouse and solar panels are incorporated into this modern version.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #5 Oct-Nov 1981 pg. 48

Rescuing an old adobe. How an architect reclaimed a duplex by drying out the site and stabilizing the foundation.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #22 Aug-Sep 1984 pg. 40

Building with pumice-crete (a lightweight, insulating concrete) to simulate adobe construction.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #77 Oct-Nov 1992 pg. 55

Recipe for an adobe block that includes an asphalt emulsion. It is contained in a larger article about a couple who build an adobe home in northern Ontario, Canada.
HARROWSMITH COUNTRY LIFE #131 Dec 1996 (v.21) pg. 32

A look at an 80% solar-powered adobe home in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #59 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 113

The owner-built adobe house. Part 3. Making adobe bricks.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #68 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 50

The owner-built adobe house. Part 4. Putting up the adobe walls.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #69 May-Jun 1981 pg. 112

How we built an adobe home. One couple's experiences building a 24x28-ft. adobe home in West Virginia. Estimated cost: $900.
NEW SHELTER Apr 1980 (v.1#3) pg. 12

All about adobe and adobe house styles.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Dec 1982 (v.10#12) pg. 247, 259, 261

A look at the adobes of New Mexico and some examples of today's solar adobe homes.
SUNSET Jul 1978 (v.161#1) pg. 82

Tip on building simulated adobe-style interior walls with ordinary studs and gypsum board.
SUNSET Jan 1990 (v.184#1) pg. 88