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Cabin Porn: Inside Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316423090
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Published: Voracious - October 1st, 2019

Learn to make your own quiet place somewhere with this inspiring journey inside tranquil cabins and handmade homes, from the creators of the wildly popular Cabin Porn phenomenon.

Soft City: Building Density for Everyday Life Cover Image
ISBN: 9781642830187
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Published: Island Press - August 20th, 2019

Imagine waking up to the gentle noises of the city, and moving through your day with complete confidence that you will get where you need to go quickly and efficiently. Soft City is about ease and comfort, where density has a human dimension, adapting to our ever-changing needs, nurturing relationships, and accommodating the pleasures of everyday life.

Solar Electricity Basics - Revised and Updated 2nd Edition: Powering Your Home or Office with Solar Energy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780865719255
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Published: New Society Publishers - November 12th, 2019

The indispensable guide to solar electricity systems for homeowners, business owners, builders, and students

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.

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.

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.

Green Housekeeping: Recipes and solutions for a cleaner, more sustainable home Cover Image
ISBN: 9781782497837
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Published: CICO Books - August 13th, 2019

Christina Strutt of Cabbages & Roses reveals how to have a calmer, healthier, eco-friendly home.

Saving the planet for future generations is a laudable aim, but what about the current populace? Why wait when even quite small lifestyle changes can make a big difference now? Green Housekeeping is full of advice and information to help you take a more sustainable path.

Permaculture Design Companion: A Practical Workbook for Integrating People and Places Cover Image
ISBN: 9781856233293
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Published: Permanent Publications - December 16th, 2019

A practical workbook to apply permaculture to any project from start to finish, this is a step-by-step guide for integrating places and people, buildings and ecosystems.

The Art of Classic Planning: Building Beautiful and Enduring Communities Cover Image
ISBN: 9780674919242
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Published: Belknap Press - January 1st, 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.

KieranTimberlake: Fullness Cover Image
ISBN: 9781580935548
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Published: The Monacelli Press - November 19th, 2019

The third monograph by the firm KieranTimberlake, demonstrating its exacting, sophisticated, and elegant projects of the past decade.

Ephemeral Architecture: Projects and Installations in the Public Space Cover Image
By Alex Sanchez Vidiella (Editor)
ISBN: 9788417412227
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Published: Promopress - August 27th, 2019

The term ephemeral is faithfully illustrative of our times. However, constructions with a limited lifespan have been a constant in the history of architecture. Research of materials and, above all, the evolution of design; have made this discipline an essential area of study for scholars and authorities alike.

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.

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