The peer review process for this book has included input from other earthbag builders. I would like to thank all those who participated in our Earthbag Building 2.0 contest and others who made contributions. Gathering the best new ideas from the best builders has helped make this a better book. Contributors include Dr. Bill Taha, S.E. of Precision Structural Engineering, Inc.; Fernando Soneghet Pacheco, engineer and developer of Hyperadobe at EcoOca – Brazil; Joseph F. Kennedy, editor “The Art of Natural Building” and “Building Without Borders”; Kelly Hart, owner/developer GreenHomeBuilding.com, and co-author EarthbagBuilding.com and Earthbag Building Blog; Jeff Bousquet of Holistic Healing Homes; Julien L. Balmer of Phangan Earthworks; Scott Howard of Earthen Hand Natural Building, Owen Ingley of Plenitud Iniciativas; Alex Klein of “The Life and Times of a Renaissance Ronin”; Paulina Wojciechowska of Earth Hands and Houses; Sunny Cai, Ph.D./Professor at Renmin University of China; Tim Merritt of Emergency Shelter Kit; Jesse Loving; Dada Krpasundarananda; Troy Griepentrog; Dr. Johnny Anderton of Eternally Solar / EarthBagBuild.com; Tim Hall, Hawaii’s Green Guru and other generous and creative people and organizations.
The bottom line is I don’t believe any one person could write such a thorough coverage of earthbag building that includes all the new advances of the last year or two. So again I want to say thank you to all those who contributed to this book.