Sustainable: Houses with Small Footprints


Have we passed a tipping point beyond which we can no longer reverse a course of action that was charted several decades ago? Sustainable argues that we can indeed detach our dwellings from a dependence on many external systems and resources and adopt other building practices. What is known as living off the grid is possible, and Sustainable presents forty-five houses that demonstrate how architects use sustainable design concepts around the world. Among the examples presented here are buildings that minimize their physical footprint through placement above ground; houses where earth constitutes the chief building material and houses incorporating walls with plant material in read more

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ISBN:

9780847843725

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

22cm x 22cm

RRP:

$69.99

Category:

Home and Interiors

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 May 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Avi Friedman