Micro Green

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    From treehouses to pre-fabs, this book presents sustainable, micro-green living at its best. "Micro Green" delves into the concept of compact living and demonstrates the possibilities of living with less while maintaining a rich life. As sustainable architecture becomes mainstream, many architects and designers are using technology and wit to experiment with what it means to be green, and the results are both effective and enthralling. The rustic treehouses, airy domes, and recycled-scrap structures of "Micro Green" are presented through vivid photography and detailed building plans, and display a range of environmental influences. Here living spaces are carved out of hillsides, trees rise through decks and floors, and walls melt seamlessly back into the surrounding woods. Though many of the homes chronicled in "Micro Green" are unique in design, their economical size and ingenious interior spaces are the epitome of practicality and illustrate an acute understanding of compact living and its potential for rural, suburban, and even urban ecosystems. Small in both carbon and architectural footprint, the dwellings in "Micro Green" have large implications for the global movements of eco-consciousness and sustainability.

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    Number of Pages: 224
    Format(s): Hardback - ISBN: 9780847835836
    Publication Date:
    Listed in: Environmentally-friendly architecture & design, Residential buildings, domestic buildings
    Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

    Books by Mimi Zieger

    Hardback

    RRP: £19.95

    Total: £14.43

    Save: £5.52 per copy!

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