21st Century Sustainable Homes

21st Century Sustainable Homes

Edited by Mark Cleary

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  • The latest in sustainable housing design trends from around the world, providing inspiration and practical ideas for designing more sustainable homes
  • Features lush colour photographs of visually spectacular and environmentally-friendly architecture
  • Showcases detailed plans and descriptions of each house and its sustainable elements
Full Description
Necessity is the mother of invention, and the global necessity of facing the challenges of Climate Change has unleashed the inventive powers of architects around the world, many of whom are tackling the problem in original and highly creative ways. And yet, as the projects contained in this volume attest, sustainable design doesn't necessarily preclude style and comfort, or even a little bit of luxury. Locations include Australia, New Zealand, US, UK, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Malaysia, Russia, France and India. With lush full-colour photography, detailed floor and site plans, and informative descriptions of each house's sustainable design elements, 21st Century Sustainable Homes takes the reader on a round-the-world journey, traversing a range of climates, to see how today's architects are making the most of traditional and modern design principles and technologies to create more energy efficient houses. Also available in the series: 21st Century Interiors 9781864703658 21st Century Beach Houses 9781864703757 21st Century Bars 9781864703740 21st Century Kitchens 9781864703764 21st Century Houses 9781864703818 21st Century Houses Downunder 9781864704204
Specifications
Publisher
The Images Publishing Group
ISBN
9781864704280
Published
19th May 2011
Binding
Hardback
Size
261 cm x 261 cm
Pages
204 Pages
Illustrations
400 color, b&w
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