New Natural Home
For anyone thinking of designing, building, remodelling or furnishing a modern home, this all-in-one publication provides practical inspiration for dwelling stylishly, sensibly and sustainably. Five chapters consider where, what and how to build a modern natural home, advice on manipulating the elements to improve lifestyle, materials, indoor-outdoor relationships and ways to reduce our carbon. Houses selected from around the world in a variety of natural settings and climates show that living green is stylish, and hundreds of photographs showcase cutting-edge designs by leading architects.There are also hundreds of ideas for all types of dwelling, from new-build houses to extensions to existing properties.
- Hardback | 256 pages
- 197 x 215 x 29.97mm | 1,102.23g
- 13 May 2011
- Thames & Hudson Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 46 Illustrations, black and white; 340 Illustrations, color
Table of contents
Introduction * Building Better Homes * Design & Build * Light & Shade The Material World * Indoors & Outdoors * Sustainable Footprints Directory of Architects * Index
'A sumptuous piece of work that puts some style into sustainability ... Whether you're thinking about a new-build, an extension or reinvention, there is a section that will address your queries. A great read' - Select Interiors 'A useful research companion for anybody looking to build green, as much as a lovely selection of great new houses all over the globe' - Wallpaper* 'Will delight anyone interested in cutting-edge design and green living ... an inspiration for those thinking seriously about building their own' - The Sunday Times
About Dominic Bradbury
Dominic Bradbury is a journalist and writer specializing in architecture and design. He is the author of many books on the subject, including Mountain Modern, New Brazilian House, Vertical Living, Mid Century Modern Complete, The Iconic Interior, Mediterranean Modern, New Natural Home and The Iconic House, all published by Thames & Hudson.