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Prefabulous world, energy-efficient and sustainable homes around the globe, Sheri Koones ; foreword by Robert Redford

Label
Prefabulous world, energy-efficient and sustainable homes around the globe, Sheri Koones ; foreword by Robert Redford
Language
eng
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Prefabulous world
Oclc number
876850340
Responsibility statement
Sheri Koones ; foreword by Robert Redford
Sub title
energy-efficient and sustainable homes around the globe
Summary
This book presents an international look at sustainable home design, it explores a compelling range of design styles and cutting-edge green technologies. The rising cost of fuel and the growing commitment to protect the environment have sparked exciting innovations in prefab home construction around the world. Showcasing many of the unlimited possibilities offered by prefabrication to build incredibly energy-efficient homes, Prefabulous World features fifty sophisticated examples of eco-friendly home design around the globe. With detailed floor plans, multiple gorgeous images of the exterior and interior of each home, and an extensive resource section listing architects, builders, and suppliers, this book is a vibrantly illustrated yet practical guide that reveals how living in a beautiful, well-built, energy-efficient home is achievable for us all, no matter where we live
Table Of Contents
AUSTRALIA; Elsternwick, Dangar Island House -- AUSTRIA; Plus Energy Passivhaus, Eliasch House, Solar Tube -- CANADA; Nexterra LivingHome, Beachaus, Kitsilano, The Morris Island House -- CHILE; SIP Panel House -- COSTA RICA; Casa Iseami -- DENMARK; Villa Langenkamp, The worldFLEXhome -- ENGLAND; Archway Studios, Camden Passivhaus, House Jackson, Facit House, The Edge -- FRANCE; Evalutive Home, The Passivhaus in Bessancourt, fusion Bretagne, Positive Energy ECOXIA House -- GERMANY; green[r]evolution Plus Energy House, House Bretschneider, Cliff House, Low Energy House, Dream House, [Little] Smart House -- ISRAEL; Borderline House -- ITALY; New Energy House -- JAPAN; EDDI's House, B-House, U-3 House -- THE NETHERLANDS; Energy Neutral Residence -- NEW ZEALAND; First Light, iPAD 208 -- ROMANIA; PRISPA -- SOUTH AFRICA; Ecamo House -- SPAIN; JP House, Villa EntreEncinas -- SWITZERLAND; Lugano House, Casa Locarno -- UNITED STATES; Laurel Hollow, Island Passive House, Montana Farmhouse, Portland HOMB, Concord Riverwalk Cottage, Martis Camp Cabin, Simblist House at Serenbe, Everett House
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