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Kallipoliti, Lydia

Summary: From the space program to countercultural architectural groups experimenting with autonomous living, The Architecture of Closed Worlds documents a disciplinary transformation and the rise of a new environmental consciousness. It presents an archive of 39 prototypes from 1928 to the present, creating a genealogy of closed-resource structures. These include the FNRS Balloon (1931), Aqualung...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lars Müller 2018

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Williamson, Jack.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cranbrook Academy of Art 1997

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: NEL RM 715 Design

Summary: Pioneering with an eco-friendly twist, discover how easy, cost-effective and healthy it can be to go green, and dispels myths about environmentally-conscious lifestyles. Follow the step-by-step construction of Kevin's green dream home in Santa Barbara, with practical advice and expert guidance on a range of topics like straw bale construction, breathable paints and blue jean insulation. The...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BUI

Wines, James

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Taschen 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 720.47 WIN

Roberts, Jennifer

Summary: Redux offers a host of solutions for creating a green home with recycled, reused, and environmentally healthy materials, whether remodeling, redecorating, or building from the ground up. This book combines extensive salvage use with the larger goal of efficiency and environmentalism--and the results are simply stunning. With a focus on healthfulness, durability, and comfort, Roberts has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2005

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Roberts, Jennifer

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 720.47 ROB

Wasowski, Andy

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2000

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 720.47 WAS

Kaner, Etta

Summary: "Many architects today are looking to plants and animals to help solve their design challenges. Inspired by how nature already works, these architects are coming up with innovative ways to cool buildings, withstand earthquakes and save energy. In Wild Buildings and Bridges, bestselling author Etta Kaner explores these wild and wonderful feats of architecture. Kids will discover buildings and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kids Can Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 720 KAN

Sharkey, Lisa.

Summary: A guide to fashionable but eco-friendly decorating showcases a series of urban, suburban, and rural homes that are beautiful, liveable, and environmentally friendly and that represent an array of sizes, shapes, and styles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarkson Potter/Publishers 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 720.4709 SHA

Serrats, Marta.

Summary: The stylish and sustainable homes in this book were built to reduce their impact on the environment and improve the quality of life of their occupants. These designs are proof that sustainability goes hand-in-hand with style and comfort.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins Design 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 720.47 SER

Mackenzie, Dorothy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rizzoli 1991

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 720.47 MACK

Ryker, Lori

Summary: From the Publisher: Off the Grid Homes looks at six contemporary architectural projects that integrate alternative technologies for generating and conserving energy. Being off the grid can refer to many different aspects of energy and resource independence, from rainwater collection, to photovoltaic (PV) systems, to gray-water systems and more. Diagrams and clear explanations of technologies...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gibbs Smith 2007

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 720.47 RYK

Zamora Mola, Francesc.

Summary: Discover the latest in sustainable architecture and environmentally friendly home design in this outstanding volume in the popular 150 Best series, which features nearly 500 pages of full-color photographs and dozens of inventive and decorative profiles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Design 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 662 ZAM