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Building with Lime


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Prelims (Acknowledgements, Dedication, Foreword) 1. An approach to using lime 2. What lime is and how it is prepared 3. Tools and equipment 4. Limewashes 5. Lime mortars 6. Plain lime plastering for interiors 7. External renders and thrown finishes 8. Decorative plasterwork 9. Stabilization and other mixes incorporating lime 10. Substructure: floors, roads and lime concrete 11. Limestone recognition, testing and standards 12. Maintenance guidelines Back Matter (References and bibliography, Glossary, Appendices 1-12, Index)

About the Author

Stafford Holmes is a United Kingdom based professional architect not only with great enthusiasm for lime but also with much knowledge and experience. He has made inputs into projects in many different countries and has been involved with various groups promoting the use of lime. Michael Wingate is a United Kingdom based construction professional.


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