Behind Adobe Walls : The Hidden Homes and Gardens of Santa Fe and Taos

Behind Adobe Walls : The Hidden Homes and Gardens of Santa Fe and Taos

Author(s): Landt

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 0811811646

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Behind Adobe Walls : The Hidden Homes and Gardens of Santa Fe and Taos

Paperback, 144 pages Publication date: June 1997

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The Architecture of Affordable Housing

The Architecture of Affordable Housing

Author(s): Sam Davis

Publisher: Univ California Press

ISBN: 0520208854

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The Architecture of Affordable Housing

Paperback, 220 pages Publication date: June 1997

From Booklist , 04/15/95: The architecture of affordable housing has assumed as many forms as the very nomenclature. Davis presents a history of . . . → Read More: The Architecture of Affordable Housing

Earth to Spirit: In Search of Natural Architecture

Earth to Spirit. In Search of Natural Architecture

Author(s): David Pearson

Publisher: Chronicle Books

ISBN: 811807312

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Continuing in the tradition of Pearson’s best-selling The Natural House Book this New Age approach to eco-architecture touts a variety of “environmentally clean” and “spiritually healthy” buildings from around the world and through the centuries.

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Earthship: Systems and Components vol. 2

Earthship: Systems and Components vol. 2

Author: Mike Reynolds

Paperback: 254 pages

Publisher: Solar Survival Pr; First Edition edition (November 1991)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0962676713

ISBN-13: 978-0962676710

The book talks about his concept of the Earthship, how to build them, how they work, and how you, too can live virtually independant of the large grid of services available to you, and . . . → Read More: Earthship: Systems and Components vol. 2

Reinventing Nature? : Responses to Postmodern Deconstruction

Reinventing Nature? : Responses to Postmodern Deconstruction

Author(s): Michale E. Soule, Gary Lease (Editor), Alan Gussow (Illustrator), Michael E. Soule

Publisher: Island Press

ISBN: 1559633107

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176 pages

January 1995

How much of science is culturally constructed? How much depends on language and metaphor? How do our ideas about . . . → Read More: Reinventing Nature? : Responses to Postmodern Deconstruction

Energy-Efficient Design and Construction for Commercial Buildings

Energy-Efficient Design and Construction for Commercial Buildings

Author(s): Adrian Tuluca

Publisher: McGraw Hill Text

ISBN: 0070711593

ISBN-13: 978-0070711594

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Hardcover

Publication date: January 1997

Synopsis: Today’s architects must design energy-efficient buildings, so they need to grasp all aspects of the building process related to energy savings. This guide makes energy-saving design strategies . . . → Read More: Energy-Efficient Design and Construction for Commercial Buildings

New Compact House Designs

New Compact House Designs

Author(s): Don Metz, Ben Watson (Editor)

Publisher: Storey Books

ISBN: 0882666665

ISBN-13: 978-0882666662

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27 award-winning plans for homes of 1250 square feet or less.

These plans are the winners from the second Compact House Design Competition, a juried contest receiving designs of up to . . . → Read More: New Compact House Designs

Sustainable Architecture: Principles, Paradigms, and Case Studies

Sustainable Architecture: Principles, Paradigms, and Case Studies

Author(s): James Steele

Publisher: McGraw Hill Text

ISBN: 0070609497

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Sustainable Architecture: Principles, Paradigms, and Case Studies

Hardcover 320 pages 8th edition June 1997 This groundbreaking book takes an eye-opening look at how and why 20th-century building technology has been so environmentally destructive. It then . . . → Read More: Sustainable Architecture: Principles, Paradigms, and Case Studies

The Healthy House: Creating a Safe, Healthy and Environmentally Friendly Home

The Healthy House: Creating a Safe, Healthy and Environmentally Friendly Home

Author(s): Sydney Baggs, Joan C. Baggs

Publisher: Harpercollins Pub Ltd

ISBN: 0732256682

ISBN-13: 978-0732256685

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“I was amazed at the scope of information contained in this book. It opened my eyes to all the things you must keep in mind when creating your new home. All . . . → Read More: The Healthy House: Creating a Safe, Healthy and Environmentally Friendly Home

Good Neighbors : Affordable Family Housing (Design for Living)

Good Neighbors : Affordable Family Housing (Design for Living)

Author(s): Tom Jones, William Pettus, Michael Pyatok

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 0070329133

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Good Neighbors : Affordable Family Housing (Design for Living)

Hardcover, 240 pages Publication date: December 1996

Design family housing that only looks like it cost a fortune. Discover how America’s most creative, resourceful . . . → Read More: Good Neighbors : Affordable Family Housing (Design for Living)