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Description: Highlighting the latest innovations in sustainable housing, this newest volume in the successful 150 Best series focuses on houses that have incorporated new methods of construction, layout, and design to create environmentally friendly homes. Featuring an extensive collection of full-color photographs, this volume features eco-friendly house designs created by internationally renowned architects and designers who have achieved practical, innovative, and stunning solutions adapted to the specific needs and tastes of their clients. Included here are the latest innovations in sustainable home design, including solar paneling, wind energy systems, environmentally-friendly heating and cooling solutions, thermal glazing, and trombe walls. 150 BEST SUSTAINABLE HOME IDEAS covers the diversity of current trends in sustainable home design, and is both the perfect resource for designers, interior decorators, and architects, as well as an inspirational sourcebook for all homeowners interested in creating warm and inviting homes that cause only a fraction of the environmental impact of those created using conventional building methods. Over the past few years, sustainability has become an increasingly popular topic and growing trend as people have start to become conscious of their impact on the environment. The book will be divided in 3 sections: - Ideas for a sustainable home (selection of projects focusing on architecture and interior design aspects). - Green landscaping (selection of projects focusing on outdoors design). - Eco-friendly home products (from construction materials and gardening supplies and tools to eco-friendly accessories for the house).


ISBN: 9780062315496

Dimensions: 21.00 and 15.00 cm

Publish Date: 8/1/2014

Page Count: 504