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The Green House: New Directions in Sustainable Architecture [1ed.]1568984812, 9781568984810

Author : Alanna Stang, Christopher Hawthorne
"""Description:From the arid deserts of Tucson, Arizona to the icy forests of Poori, Finland to the tropical beaches of New South Wales, Australia to the urban jungle of downtown Manhattan, critics Alanna Stang and Christopher Hawthorne have traveled to the farthest reaches of the globe to find all that is new in the design of sustainable, or ""green,"" homes. The result: more than thirty-five residences in fifteen countries -- and nearly every conceivable natural environment -- designed by a combination of star architects and heretofore unknown practitioners. Six different climactic zones are presented in The Green House -- waterfront, forest and mountain, tropical, desert, suburban, and urban
Categories: Art Design: Architecture
Year :2005
Publisher : Princeton Architectural Press
Language : English
N° Of Pages : 193
File Info : pdf 23 Mb

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