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Adobe as a construction material in Texas

Edwin Lincoln Harrington

Adobe as a construction material in Texas

by Edwin Lincoln Harrington

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Published by Texas A&M University in College Station .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Building, Adobe.

  • Edition Notes

    Bulletin of the Agricultural and mechanical college of Texas. 5th series, v. 1, no. 16. Dec. 15, 1945.

    Statementby Edwin Lincoln Harrington.
    SeriesBulletin no. 90, School of engineering, Texas engineering experiment station, Bulletin (Texas A&M University. Engineering Experiment Station) ;, no. 90.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH1421 .H3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination35 p.
    Number of Pages35
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6505901M
    LC Control Number46027505
    OCLC/WorldCa7686237

      The adobe tradition in the Southwest requires beams, or vigas, to support a flat roof. But the big trees along the Rio Grande have long since been harvested, so any timber used in . Texas Construction Materials, Inc. is a Texas Corporation filed on The company's filing status is listed as Active and its File Number is The Registered Agent on file for this Founded:

    Title 14 Housing and Construction. Chapters 5 - 10, Construction Industries General Provisions. General Provisions. Construction Industries Licensing. Handyman Certificate. Contractors' License .   The use of earth as construction material was very common until the middle of the twentieth century, being rammed earth and adobe masonry the most widespread and important .

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