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The New Natural House Book: Creating a Healthy, Harmonious and Ecologically Sound Home

Pearson, David

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ISBN 10: 0684847337 / ISBN 13: 9780684847337
Verlag: Simon and Schuster, 1998
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This completely revised and redesigned edition of the bestselling Natural House Book brings you hundreds of practical energy- and money-saving ideas to enhance your home, your environment, and your well-being.

Originally published in 1989, The Natural House Book anticipated our problems with garbage disposal, indoor air pollution, water purification, and environmental hazards. Today more than ever, we need inspiration and cutting-edge information to transform our homes into havens for the body, mind, and spirit.

Lavishly illustrated with more than 100 full-color photos, combining the expertise of top architects, designers, and ecology authorities from all over the world, here is a hands-on, step-by-step, room-by-room architectural and design guide to bring you and your family safely and happily into the twenty-first century.

You'll find out how to:

  • Use the latest toxin-free materials
  • Improve air and water quality
  • Save energy
  • Minimize maintenance
  • Create green space
  • Combat environmental hazards
  • Incorporate aromatherapy and feng shui
  • Design a personal space for contemplation
  • Build an exercise room
  • Use color, texture, and design to create a nourishing, stress-free environment for your family

    Featuring a new Gaia House prototype design, a new Charter for Natural Building, and completely updated appendices on natural paints and varnishes, household cleaners, and indoor air pollution, as well as a mail-order resource list for furniture, carpeting, water filtration, and textiles, The New Natural House Book will help you create a better future.

  • Rezension: The Natural House Book, first published in 1989, originated the phrase "natural house" and established the presence of the Green movement in home design. Author David Pearson has updated and expanded this eco-aware homebuilder's classic with new resource listings, a new photo-essay in the introduction, and revised text describing the latest and best developments in natural construction.

    The first part of the book deals with the interaction between the home and the external environment, the second part with the home's components, and the third part with the design of the living space itself. Throughout the book, well-drawn illustrations and numerous photographs show how enlightened home design makes Green living easier by encouraging builders and residents to take advantage of natural light and heat. They're also a powerful tool for convincing those who might not yet be committed to natural living, as many of the homes are luxurious and warm looking. (The natural bathrooms are so beautiful and comfortable, one can only wonder why anyone settles for the prefab "luxury master baths" that the construction industry pushes on new homebuilders.) It's truly a book that takes a larger view, appealing not only to those with fewer resources who have always wanted to live simply, but also to those who can afford to live where they want, in effect saying to them, "Our way is better--for the environment and for you."

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    Titel: The New Natural House Book: Creating a ...

    Verlag: Simon and Schuster

    Erscheinungsdatum: 1998

    Einband: Paperback

    Zustand: Very Good

    Auflage: Revised Edition.


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