Living Homes: Sustainable Architecture and Design

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Chronicle Books, Feb 6, 2008 - Architecture - 204 pages
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At a time when sustainable living has never been more popular, we're proud to offer a paperback edition of Living Homes, published ahead of its time as a hardcover in 2001. Hundreds of photographs tour the interiors and gardens of22 admirable homes made with energy efficient means. Expertly written and visually inspiring, this edition includes an introduction by Cradle to Cradle author and leader in green architecture William McDonough and updated resources.
 

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McGregor (Under the Sun) and Trulsson, a freelance writer and contributor to Phoenix magazine, open this study of sustainable architecture with brief essays on natural design and appropriate ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
8
CHAPTER
17
GREENLEE RESIDENCE
24
SMITH RESIDENCE ADOBE
32
JORGENSEN RESIDENCE
38
ADOBES DE LA TIERRA
46
BILLINGSFERGUSON RESIDENCE
63
RAMMED EARTH
121
RECYCLED AND HIGH 198 RESOURCES
171
CHAPTER FOUR 178 CHOUINARD RESIDENCE
178
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About the author (2008)

Nora Burba Trulsson is the editor of Sources+Design magazine and a freelance writer in Arizona.

Suzi Moore McGregor has spent her life building, living in, and writing about sustainable architecture. She lives in San Marino, California.

Terrence Moore contributes to Smithsonian and Sunset. His work has been featured in several books. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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