A Place in the Sun : The Evolution of the Real Goods Solar Living Center

A Place in the Sun : The Evolution of the Real Goods Solar Living Center

uthor(s): John Schaeffer, Sim Van Der Ryn

Publisher: Chelsea Green Pub Co

ISBN: 1890132012

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A Place in the Sun : The Evolution of the Real Goods Solar Living Center

Paperback, 40 pages Publication date: September 1997 Ninety miles north of San Francisco, the Real Goods . . . → Read More: A Place in the Sun : The Evolution of the Real Goods Solar Living Center

The Self-Build Book: How to Enjoy Designing and Building Your Own Home

The Self-Build Book: How to Enjoy Designing and Building Your Own Home

Author(s): Jon Broome, Brian Richardson

Publisher: Chelsea Green Pub Co

ISBN: 1900322005

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The Self-Build Book: How to Enjoy Designing and Building Your Own Home

Rev & Updated Edition 1998 Paperback, 271 pages Publication date: March 1996

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Other homes and garbage: Designs for self-sufficient living

Other homes and garbage: Designs for self-sufficient living

Author(s): (unlisted)

Publisher: Sierra Club Books

ISBN: 0871561417

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Earthship : How to Build Your Own

Earthship: How to Build Your Own, Vol. 1

Author: Michael E. Reynolds

Publisher: Solar Survival Press

ISBN: 0962676705

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Earthship : How to Build Your Own Volume 1 Paperback Publication date: September 1990

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Earthship : Evolution Beyond Economics

Earthship : Evolution Beyond Economics

Author(s): Mike Reynolds

Publisher: Solar Survival Press

ISBN: 0962676721

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Earthship : Evolution Beyond Economics Volume 3 Paperback Publication date: September 1993

The Ecology of Architecture: A Complete Guide to Creating the Environmentally Conscious Building

The Ecology of Architecture: A Complete Guide to Creating the Environmentally Conscious Building

Author(s): Laura C. Zeiher

Publisher: Whitney Library of Design

ISBN: 0823015963

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The Ecology of Architecture: A Complete Guide to Creating the Environmentally Conscious Building

Hardcover For architects and designers, this text considers how to design and build ecologically sound structures today that will perform . . . → Read More: The Ecology of Architecture: A Complete Guide to Creating the Environmentally Conscious Building

Designing With Nature : The Ecological Basis for Architectural Design

Author(s): Ken Yeang

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

ISBN: 0070723176

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Designing With Nature: The Ecological Basis for Architectural Design

Hardcover, 243 pages Publication date: May 1995

A timely, incisive book providing a comprehensive framework for designing buildings that work with nature. Offering a compelling case for ecological design, . . . → Read More: Designing With Nature : The Ecological Basis for Architectural Design

Deep Design : Pathways to a Livable Future

Deep Design : Pathways to a Livable Future

Author(s): David Wann, Center for Resource Management, Paul Hawken (Introduction)

Publisher: Island Press

ISBN: 1559634200

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In “Deep Design,” David Wann explores a new way of thinking about design, one that asks “What is our ultimate goal?” before the first step has even been taken. Designs . . . → Read More: Deep Design : Pathways to a Livable Future

Structures: Or, Why Things Don’t Fall Down

Structures: Why things don't fall down

Author(s): J. E. Gordon

Publisher: Da Capo Press

ISBN: 0306801515

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For anyone who has ever wondered why suspension bridges don’t collapse under eight lanes of traffic, how dams hold back—or give way under—thousands of gallons of water, or what principles guide the design of a . . . → Read More: Structures: Or, Why Things Don’t Fall Down

Notes on the Synthesis of Form

Notes on the Synthesis of Form

Author(s): Christopher W. Alexander

Publisher: Harvard Univ Press

ISBN: 0674627512

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“These notes are about the process of design: the process of inventing things which display new physical order, organization, form, in response to function.” This book, opening with these words, presents an entirely new theory . . . → Read More: Notes on the Synthesis of Form