6. Building Layer

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An array of structures on any holding are necessary to make agriculture possible. Placement & design follow on from that of other elements especially Climate, Geography, Water & Access.

Description

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Handbook Outline

The 6•Buildings chapter contains 146 pages, 90 diagrams and many tables. The table of contents is as follows:

Introduction to the Buildings Layer

6.01 – Applying the Buildings Layer

DESIGN: 6•02 – Placement
6•03 – Humid Tropics
6•04 – Dry/Wet Tropics
6•05 – Humid Temperate Climates
6•06 – Dry/Wet Temperate (Mediterranean) Climates
6•07 – Cool/Cold Temperate Climates
6•08 – Tiny Houses
6•09 – Fire Resistance
6•10 – Cellars
6•11 – Sheds and Outbuildings PORTABLE STRUCTURES: 6•12 – Pigs
6•13 – Poultry Layers
6•14 – Meat Chickens
6•15 – Turkeys
6•16 – Meat Rabbits.
6•17 – Dairy
6•18 – Bees PROCESSING: 6•19 – Species Consumption
6•20 – Poultry
6•21 – Ungulates
6•22 – Vegetables
6•23 – Timber APPENDICES: 6.1 – Thermal Resistance Rating (R–Values) of Building and Insulating Materials
6.2 – Solar Radiation Absorption of Building Materials
6.3 – Embodied Energy & Carbon Footprint of Building Materials
6.4 – Species Index for Useful, Commonly Available Bamboo
6.5 – Commercially Available Poultry Layer Buildings
6.6 – Shrinkage Rates of Various Timbers
6.7 – Suggested Applications for Insulation Products References & Further Reading

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