* 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
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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.About the Author:
McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110070614997