New Natural Home
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New Natural Home

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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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 197 x 215 x 29.97mm | 1,102.23g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 46 Illustrations, black and white; 340 Illustrations, color
  • 0500515611
  • 9780500515617
  • 138,226

Table of contents

Introduction * Building Better Homes * Design & Build * Light & Shade The Material World * Indoors & Outdoors * Sustainable Footprints Directory of Architects * Index
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Review quote

'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
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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.
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