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Publisher Comments:

For those who want a beautiful home that also reflects an environmentally conscious lifestyle, the 22 residences featured in Living Homes prove that it's possible to have the best of both worlds. In this lushly photo-graphed book, authors Suzi Moore McGregor and Nora Burba Trulsson take readers on a visual tour of stunning earthen homes. They explore a rammed earth neighborhood, a two-story Victorian-style straw bale house, and a recycled concrete coastal retreat, among other alternative living spaces. Meet the architects and owners, read their stories, learn what inspired them, and explore their beautiful gardens and dcor. Terrence Moore's striking photographs capture the exquisite interiors and exteriors and showcase the picturesque landscapes that create such magnificent backdrops. With profiles of adobe, rammed earth, straw bale, and reinvented materials in both their historical and contemporary applications, Living Homes is a visual inspiration and vital guide to sustainable architecture and alternative materials.

Synopsis:

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.

About the Author

Nora Burba Trulsson is a freelance writer and editor based in Scottsdale, Arizona. She writes for many publications including Sunset, Garden Design, and Country Gardens.

Suzi Moore McGregor who has spent her life building, living in, and writing about sustainable architecture. She now resides in Durango, Colorado.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780811824699
Subtitle:
Sustainable Architecture and Design
Author:
Moore, Terrence
Author:
ra Burba Trulsson
Author:
Moore, Suzi
Author:
Trulsson, Nora
Author:
McDonough, William
Author:
McGregor, Suzi Moore
Author:
No
Author:
Trulsson, Nora Burba
Author:
Moore, Terrence
Publisher:
Chronicle Books
Location:
San Francisco, Calif.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Design & Construction
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Design & Drafting
Subject:
Architecture
Subject:
Methods & Materials
Subject:
Architecture, domestic
Subject:
Earth houses
Subject:
Straw bale houses.
Subject:
Sustainable architecture
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index..
Series Volume:
01-218
Publication Date:
20080206
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
204
Dimensions:
1 x 1 x 1 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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"Synopsis" by , 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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