Green Homes: New Ideas for Sustainable Living

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Green Homes: New Ideas for Sustainable Living

Format:  Hardcover,

191 pages

Publisher: Harper Design Intl

Publish Date: Dec 2007

ISBN-13: 9780061348266

ISBN-10: 0061348260

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GREEN HOMES presents the latest innovations in sustainable architecture in design. After an introductory interview with an international specialist in green building, the book features 35 projects, including houses, apartments, offices, sports facilities, and factories. It explores various aspects of green design, from its ecological and economical benefits, to factors considered when choosing materials: how much energy went into manufacturing the product, whether it is long lasting, and whether it can be recycled or safely disposed of as it breaks down over time. Specific topics covered include climate regulation, drainage systems, and regional planning. Each project contains photographs, floor plans and detailed drawings that illustrate certain sustainable features, revealing reveal how much the parameters of ecological design have expanded in just a few short years.

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Publisher: Harper Design Intl
Publish Date: Dec 2007
ISBN-13: 9780061348266
ISBN-10: 0061348260
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 191
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 2.92
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 9.66 x 0.95 x 11.56

Chapter outline

Dwelling in El Escorialp. 10
The Dwight wayp. 20
Brunsell-Sharpes House remodelp. 26
Les-Gwen McDonald Housep. 34
Cape Schanck Housep. 40
Self-sustained modulesp. 50
Glidehousep. 60
Domespacep. 70
K & S Housep. 78
The Solairep. 84
Seatrain Housep. 90
Between alder and oakp. 98
Loblolly Housep. 104
Walla Womba Guesthousep. 114
Z6 Housep. 120
F10 Housep. 128
House Wp. 136
Leblanc Housep. 144
Eastern Sierra residencep. 150
Ehrlich residencep. 158
Lliri Blau residential complexp. 166
on-site : greener homesp. 176
Zero Carbon Housep. 178
R4 Housep. 180
Directoryp. 190

Book description

GREEN HOMES presents the latest innovations in sustainable architecture in design. After an introductory interview with an international specialist in green building, the book features 35 projects, including houses, apartments, offices, sports facilities, and factories. It explores various aspects of green design, from its ecological and economical benefits, to factors considered when choosing materials: how much energy went into manufacturing the product, whether it is long lasting, and whether it can be recycled or safely disposed of as it breaks down over time.

Specific topics covered include climate regulation, drainage systems, and regional planning. Each project contains photographs, floor plans and detailed drawings that illustrate certain sustainable features, revealing reveal how much the parameters of ecological design have expanded in just a few short years.

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