Bryant RedHawk wrote:For a two story house, the ground floor will need timber beams to support the floor and that second story, timbers are traditionally rather costly on a linear foot basis, For the weight of the cob you would need 6 or 8 inches wide by 10 to 14 inches deep timbers.
The ground floor walls would need to be a minimum of 24 inches thick and taper up to the second story top which would need to be around 12 inches thick.
The books mentioned are a great way to actually get into the physics and engineering you will need to have a grasp of to get it right, no one wants their house to fall down around them or lean over then collapse.
What I don't understand is how they changed the earth's orbit to fit the metric calendar. Tiny ad:
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