Cool Architecture: Designing for Cold Climates
Images, 2003 - Architecture - 191 pages
The projects featured in this exciting publication are as inspiring as their locations: from a remote hotel in Chile to spacious residences in North America. all the projects shown share one important theme: they have been designed to withstand various cold climate conditions including sub-zero temperatures, frequent freeze-
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