The Ecological Design Handbook

by Fred A. Stitt (Author)

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Book Description
* The best A-TO-Z book available on "green" design
* Covers everything from alternative energy source hardware to
design...aesthetics...permaculture...energy-saving retrofitting...interior air
quality...hybrid construction
materials...cohousing...bioremediation...infrastructure... and the New Urbanism
* Practical guidance on zoning, financing, and implementation
* Up-to-the-minute ideas of international leaders in the field

From the Back Cover
The first comprehensive guide to the state-of-the-art in green design. This
one-of-a-kind collection of "green" writings--from seminal figures such as Paolo
Soleri and Buckminster Fuller, to unsung pioneers of alternative materials and
experimental methods, to experts around the world--makes possible for the first
time a grand overview of ecological design in architecure and planning. It's
also an unparalleled source of much-needed inspiration, job-simplyfying details,
and how-to's for the real-world structures and plans that are an everyday part of your work.

Product Details

Hardcover: 480 pages
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition (June 14, 1999)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0070614997



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