The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live

The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live

Author(s): Sarah Susanka, Kira Obolensky (Contributor)

Publisher: Taunton Press

Hardcover: 199 pages

ISBN: 1561581305

ISBN-13: 978-1561581306

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When describing a favorite room in the house, do you find yourself using terms such as “expansive,” “formal,” and “spacious”–a marble foyer or a formal . . . → Read More: The Not So Big House: A Blueprint for the Way We Really Live

More Small Houses

More Small Houses

Publisher: Fine Homebuilding

ISBN: 1561582786

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In this is new collection from Fine Homebuilding magazine, you’ll find 31 articles — each one a study in craft and efficiency of space. The homes include a mountain retreat, an island homestead, an urban row house, a timber-frame . . . → Read More: More Small Houses

The Last Straw

The Last Straw Journal

Authors: various

Publisher: Green Prairie Foundation for Sustainability

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The Last Straw Journal is a (theoretically) quarterly journal of strawbale and natural building. Issues have been somewhat sporadic over the last several years due to health issues of the publisher, but don’t let that deter you – there are 60+ . . . → Read More: The Last Straw

Environmental Building News

Environmental Building News

Monthly news from leaders in Green Building. Available as an annual subscription or as a monthly pay-as-you-go.

Available From: BuildingGreen

Environmental Building News is the leading resource on sustainable design and construction. It can put your practice at the forefront with in-depth, practical solutions to your thorniest green building problems.

This isn’t one of those . . . → Read More: Environmental Building News

A Quest for Life : An Autobiography

A Quest for Life : An Autobiography

Author(s): Ian L. McHarg, Stewart L. Udall

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471086282

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A Quest for Life : An Autobiography (Wiley Series in Sustainable Design)

Hardcover Publication date: April 1996

n the foreword to this thoroughly enjoyable book, Stewart Udall, President Kennedy’s secretary of . . . → Read More: A Quest for Life : An Autobiography

Visions For a New American Dream: Process, Principles, and an Ordinance to Plan and Design Small Communities

Visions For a New American Dream: Process, Principles, and an Ordinance to Plan and Design Small Communities

Author(s): Anton C. Nelessen

Publisher: Planners Press

ISBN: 1884829007

ISBN-13: 978-1884829000

374 pages

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This book shows you how to combine the best design principles of the past with the technological advances of the present to achieve a more satisfying community environment. . . . → Read More: Visions For a New American Dream: Process, Principles, and an Ordinance to Plan and Design Small Communities

Home from Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World for the 21st Century

Home from Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World for the 21st Century

Author(s): James Howard Kunstler

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

ISBN: 0684811960

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Home from Nowhere : Remaking Our Everyday World for the Twenty-First Century

Hardcover 320 pages October 1996

Amazon.com: Deep down, many Americans are dissatisfied with suburbia — though they have trouble . . . → Read More: Home from Nowhere: Remaking Our Everyday World for the 21st Century

To Heal the Earth: Selected Writings Of Ian L. McHarg

To Heal the Earth: Selected Writings Of Ian L. McHarg

Author(s): Ian L. McHarg, Friederick R. Steiner, Robert D. Yaro

Publisher: Island Press

ISBN: 1559635738

ISBN-13: 978-1559635738

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To Heal the Earth: Selected Writings of Ian McHarg

Hardcover, 310 pages Publication date: June 1998

Ian L. McHarg’s landmark book Design with Nature changed the face . . . → Read More: To Heal the Earth: Selected Writings Of Ian L. McHarg

Ethics and Urban Design: Culture, Form, and Environment

Ethics and Urban Design: Culture, Form, and Environment

Author(s): Gideon S. Golany

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Hardcover: 272 pages

ISBN: 0471122742

ISBN-13: 978-0471122746

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Ethics and Urban Design: Culture, Form, and Environment

“The city,” according to urban design scholar Gideon Golany, is “the largest and most complicated project ever produced by humankind.” . . . → Read More: Ethics and Urban Design: Culture, Form, and Environment

Design with Nature

Design with Nature

Author(s): Ian L. McHarg

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Paperback: 208 pages

ISBN: 047111460X

ISBN-13: 978-0471114604

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Publication date: February 1995

Synopsis: The first book to describe an ecologically sound approach to the planning and design of communities, Design with Nature has done much over the . . . → Read More: Design with Nature