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A New Book

Report #22: Part IV
December 31, 1999

Robert and Dalia Fleming have produced an excellent new book about building on a tropical island.

 New book on tropical construction

We corresponded with the authors while they were writing it and even contributed a picture to page 110. The ironic part is that recently we have learned that the plumbing method pictured on page 110 (a fittingless system) has now been banned in the USA because of deterioration in the pipes after several years of use - sigh...

You can find out more about the Design Guide for Building A House on a Tropical Island at their web site:

to buy a copy, email the authors at

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