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Adobe bricks in New Mexico

Edward W. Smith

Adobe bricks in New Mexico

by Edward W. Smith

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Published by New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources in Socorro .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Mexico.
    • Subjects:
    • Building, Adobe -- New Mexico.,
    • Adobe brick -- New Mexico.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 64.

      Statementby Edward W. Smith.
      SeriesCircular / New Mexico Bureau of Mines & Mineral Resources ;, 188, Circular (New Mexico. Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources) ;, 188.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTN24.N6 A235 no. 188, TH4818.A3 A235 no. 188
      The Physical Object
      Pagination89 p. :
      Number of Pages89
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3145277M
      LC Control Number82623049

      Evolution and history of the adobe (mud brick) houses of rural Northern New Mexico from the early Spanish settlements through today. Black and white photographs, floor plans, good bibliography. If you are taking the back road to Taos, this book will help you appreciate the adobe .   Our fifth Mud Talks podcast is dedicated to Richard Levine - the founder of New Mexico Earth Adobes - who passed away on Septem This guest interview with Richard was recorded in the spring of during a work session at Swan House in Presidio, Texas (home of The Adobe Alliance).. Erratum: Richard not 82 as Quentin states in his introduction.

        Adobe bricks used in home construction in New Mexico are traditionally 13x14x4 and can weigh around 80 lbs! You will also need to estimate how many bricks are needed to build your structure. I would suggest making about 10% more than is needed. Adobe-style homes were first built with adobe (bricks of tightly compacted earth, clay and straw). These houses borrow architectural details from the earthen homes of early Native Americans and feature massive, round-edge walls, flat roofs, stepped levels, heavy timbers extending through the walls to support the roof, deep window and door openings, and simple windows.

        -making you own bricks on site is a cost effective material for the owner builder, whereas transporting bricks from a supplier sends the cost out of reach for the average person. To see some real pros making adobe bricks see my post: Making Adobe Bricks In Patzcuaro, Michoacan, and to see much more on adobe go to the right sidebar and look under. Adobe style in Santa Fe, New Mexico An adobe brick is a composite material made of earth mixed with water and an organic material such as straw or dung. The soil composition typically contains sand, silt .


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