Synopses & Reviews
Sustainable Architecture is a vibrant new title in which several of the world's leading architects present houses they have designed with the health of the planet in mind. Each one is a brilliant example of originality and ingenuity and all are constructed of ecological or recycled materials and feature self-sufficient energy systems. Includes houses made of adobe, rammed earth, bales of straw, wood, bamboo and recycled materials such as tires and paper. Works include Virginia Beach Residence by William McDonough + Partners, Paper House by Shigeru Ban, Casa Mercedes by Simon Velez.