Meet the Authors: Tony Wrench
Tony Wrench has spent many years designing and implementing both renewable energy and building projects. He lives with his mate Jane Faith in the community at Brithdir Mawr, in Pembrokeshire, Wales. Their principles are sustainability, simplicity and spirit. Tony lives luxuriously, well below the poverty line, working on things permacultural and wooden. He makes his living from wood turning, singing and playing musical instruments (some homemade) with the local circle dance and Ceilidh band, Rasalila.
Books by Tony
Tony covers the process of visualising and designing a house through to the practical side of lifting the living roof, infilling the walls. laying out rooms and adding renewable, autonomous technology. He offers advice on roofs, floors, walls, compost toilets, wood stoves, kitchens, windows and on planning permissions. There are photographs of the dwelling and illustrations from the construction plans for this, one of the UK’s most unique homes. Includes updates which bring the planning story up to date.
In Building A Low Impact Roundhouse Tony shares his many years of experience, his skills and techniques, his ups and downs, always in a witty and inspiring manner. The book covers the process of visualising and designing a house through to the practical side of lifting the living roof, infilling the walls, laying out rooms and adding renewable, autonomous technology. Building A Low Impact Roundhouse has become a classic text.