The Whole House Book

The Whole House Book

Ecological Building Design and Materials

Book - 1998
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A full-color, green building encyclopedia for professionals or self-builders, this book's wholistic approach to design combines social, economic and environmental objectives with an evaluation of buildings' local and global impact. Chapters range from creating a healthy house with good air quality, to designing a home with minimum reliance on fossil fuels. Case studies highlight sustainable materials, solar roofs, ecological building in North America and France - and more!Note that this book originates from Europe and may contain measurement units, etc. not commonly used in the US.
Publisher: Machynlleth : Centre for Alternative Technology, 1998
ISBN: 9781898049210
Characteristics: 312 pages : color illustrations, maps, plans, portraits ; 25 cm


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