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 architecture and planning.
It's also an unparalleled source of
much-needed inspiration, job-simplifying details, and how-to's for the
real-world structures and plans that are an everyday part of your work.
Covers everything from alternative energy source
- energy-saving retrofitting
- interior air quality
- hybrid construction
- and the New Urbanism
Practical guidance on zoning, financing, and
Up-to-the-minute ideas of international leaders
in the field