The New Natural House Book
Creating A Healthy, Harmonious, and Ecologically Sound HomeBook - 1998
This completely revised and redesigned edition of the bestsellingNatural House Bookbrings you hundreds of practical energy- and money-saving ideas to enhance your home, your environment, and your well-being.Originally published in 1989,The Natural House Bookanticipated our problems with garbage disposal, indoor air pollution, water purification, and environmental hazards. Today more than ever, we need inspiration and cutting-edge information to transform our homes into havens for the body, mind, and spirit.Lavishly illustrated with more than 100 full-color photos, combining the expertise of top architects, designers, and ecology authorities from all over the world, here is a hands-on, step-by-step, room-by-room architectural and design guide to bring you and your family safely and happily into the twenty-first century.You'll find out how to: Use the latest toxin-free materials Improve air and water quality Save energy Minimize maintenance Create green space Combat environmental hazards Incorporate aromatherapy and feng shui Design a personal space for contemplation Build an exercise room Use color, texture, and design to create a nourishing, stress-free environment for your family Featuring a new Gaia House prototype design, a new Charter for Natural Building, and completely updated appendices on natural paints and varnishes, household cleaners, and indoor air pollution, as well as a mail-order resource list for furniture, carpeting, water filtration, and textiles,The New Natural House Bookwill help you create a better future.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Simon & Schuster, 1998
Edition: Rev., lst Fireside ed
Characteristics: 304 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm