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Julia Watson. Lo--Tek, Design by Radical Indigenism Cover Image
By Julia Watson, W--E Studio (Designed by), Taschen (f) (Designed by)
ISBN: 9783836578189
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Published: Taschen - January 18th, 2020

Three hundred years ago, intellectuals of the European Enlightenment constructed a mythology of technology. Influenced by a confluence of humanism, colonialism, and racism, this mythology ignored local wisdom and indigenous innovation, deeming it primitive. Today, we have slowly come to realize that the legacy of this mythology is haunting us.

The Outdoor Citizen: Get Out, Give Back, Get Active Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948062183
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Published: Apollo Publishers - December 17th, 2019

A groundbreaking volume from the president and CEO of the Appalachian Mountain Club makes the profound argument that to preserve the environment, a revolution must take place in which every person becomes a champion for nature and the outdoors.

The Art of Classic Planning: Building Beautiful and Enduring Communities Cover Image
ISBN: 9780674919242
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Published: Belknap Press - January 28th, 2020

An accomplished architect and urbanist goes back to the roots of what makes cities attractive and livable, demonstrating how we can restore function and beauty to our urban spaces for the long term.

Design with Life: Biotech Architecture and Resilient Cities Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948765206
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Published: Actar - January 7th, 2020

Design with Life chronicles the breakthroughs and projects of a nonprofit that is defining resolute new directions in socio-ecological design and other deep-seated intersections of synthetic biology, architecture, and urban systems. In the challenging context of accelerating climate dynamics, the core discipline of architectural design is evolving and embracing new forms of action.

Into the Woods: Retreats and Dream Houses Cover Image
ISBN: 9780847866076
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Published: Rizzoli - March 24th, 2020

For those who crave the tranquility of nature, fifty houses selected from around the world with the most ecologically sustainable and innovative breakthroughs in architecture and design.

Log Cabins and Outbuildings: A Guide to Building Homes, Barns, Greenhouses, and More Cover Image
ISBN: 9781510739819
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Published: Skyhorse - November 12th, 2019

Building and constructing barns, outhouses, A-frames, greenhouses, outdoor recreation sites, boat landings, and more.

Homesteading is a lifestyle that people around the world gravitate toward—and for good reason.

Architecture as Measure Cover Image
ISBN: 9781948765299
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Published: Actar - March 3rd, 2020

In light of the current political crisis around climate change, what can architecture possibly contribute towards a new planetary imaginary of our contemporary environment beyond environmentalism and technological determinism? Architecture as Measure is an elaboration on this question, and on the disciplinary and cultural potentials of such a provocation.

Sustain: 50 easy tips for a cleaner, greener, plastic-free home Cover Image
ISBN: 9781782498339
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Published: CICO Books - March 17th, 2020

How to live a more sustainable life and create a calmer, healthier, eco-friendly home without using plastics.

Making small lifestyle changes can make a big difference to our planet. Sustain is full of advice and information to help you take a more eco-friendly path.

Neri Oxman: Material Ecology Cover Image
By Neri Oxman (Artist), Paola Antonelli (Editor), Paola Antonelli (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
ISBN: 9781633451056
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Published: Museum of Modern Art - April 21st, 2020

The first survey on the interdisciplinary biodesign genius of Neri Oxman, pioneer of material ecology

The New Eco House: Structure & ideas Cover Image
ISBN: 9788416500338
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Published: Monsa Publications - January 1st, 2020

This book explains this new direction in architecture, so that in a few decades what may now seem extraordinary will be commonplace. It is a method to build or renovate close to what may eventually be known as bioconstruction—a building system with recycled or recyclable, low-environmental impact materials, or materials that can be extracted by simple processes at a low cost.

Stop Landscaping, Start LifeScaping Cover Image
ISBN: 9780578619415
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Published: Marabenn - March 17th, 2020

Are you craving a landscape that truly represents you and bridges your connection to nature? Are you overwhelmed with how to get there? Confused by all the gardening "how-to" books that don't seem to fit your style? Frustrated by projects not going as you thought?

The Greenway Imperative: Connecting Communities and Landscapes for a Sustainable Future Cover Image
ISBN: 9781683401155
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Published: University of Florida Press - March 3rd, 2020

Trailblazing greenway projects from vision to reality In this eye-opening journey through some of America's most innovative landscape architecture projects, Charles Flink shows why we urgently need greenways.

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