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Polyeto ng Kaalaman: Alternatibong Materyales at Teknolohiyang Pangkonstrukyon
Bilang 1: Micro-concrete roof tiles
Bilang 2: Compressed earth blocks
Bilang 3: Interlocking compressed earth blocks
Bilang 4: Concrete interlocking blocks
Bilang 5: Wood wool cement-bonded boards
Bilang 6: Coconut fiber-cement board
Publisher: TAO-Pilipinas Inc. with the support of Asian Coalition for Housing Rights and International Institute for Environment and Development (April 2011)
Dimension: 5.5 x 8.5 inches
PHP100 per set (only limited copies for sale)
This six-part pamphlet introduces alternative building materials that can be used for social housing projects: (1) micro-concrete roof tiles; (2) compressed earth blocks; (3) interlocking compressed earth blocks; (4) concrete interlocking blocks; (5) wood wool cement-bonded board; and (6) coconut fiber-cement board.
A reference especially written for community groups, the pamphlet presents each material’s physical properties, production process and installation method, along with tips for proper use and maintenance and manufacturers information.