Publications

There are three ways to obtain the following publications written and illustrated by Laurie Baker. Titles noted as “Online” can be downloaded in pdf format from one of the two following locations:

  1. www.costford.com/Work/Booklets and Writing by Laurie Baker.
  2. www.lauriebaker.net/Work/Booklets and Writing by Laurie Baker.
  3. www.arvindguptatoys.com/Books/English – then scroll to half an inch from the bottom using the elevator button on the right for material in PDF format by and about Laurie Baker.

All publications are available in hard copy at all branches.


HOUSES: HOW TO REDUCE BUILDING COSTS

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MUD

Describes a variety of ways mud, a time-honoured building material, can be used to construct buildings.

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BRICK WORK

Illustrates and describes various ways of laying brick, including rat-trap bond used extensively by COSTFORD.

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RURAL HOUSE PLANS

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ALLEPPEY: VENICE OF THE EAST
Download pdf - Alleppy: Venice of the east
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EARTH QUAKE

Ways to construct buildings and reduce the effects of possible earthquakes.

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RURAL COMMUNITY BUILDINGS

Ideas for not only rural housing, but a range of buildings needed to service a rural community.

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COST REDUCTION FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL BUILDINGS
Download pdf - Cost reduction for primary school buildings
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CHAMOLI EARTHQUAKE HAND BOOK

More ways to construct buildings and reduce the effects of possible earthquakes.

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ARE SLUMS INEVITABLE?
Download pdf - Are Slums Inevitable
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RUBBISH by Baker

Ways to creatively and cost-effectively reuse material in new construction.

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A MANUAL OF COST CUTS FOR STRONG ACCEPTABLE HOUSING

Download pdf - A MANUAL OF COST CUTS FOR STRONG ACCEPTABLE HOUSING
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RAINWATER HARVESTING

available only in Malayalam. Out of stock.

 

 

     

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