The Eco-Home Design Guide: Principles and Practice for


The Eco-Home Design Guide: Principles and Practice for New-Build and Retrofit (Sustainable Building) Essential reading for anyone planning to design an eco home Designing an eco house is as much about working with your natural surroundings as it is about planning to use the right materials for your building In this book, Christopher Day draws on his extensive experience to explain the key principles of ecological house design Beautifully illustrated, it highlights how aesthetics arise from eco responsible design they are not add ons, nor are ecology and art in conflict This book will give you essential guidance in working with your surroundings, understanding what you can do yourself, choosing your materials, making sure your eco home suits your needs, eco building without relying on technology, and refitting an existing building This book is essential for anyone who wants to create a beautiful home that is in harmony with its location, is a healthy and pleasant place to live, and is environmentally friendly

  • Kindle
  • 256 pages
  • The Eco-Home Design Guide: Principles and Practice for New-Build and Retrofit (Sustainable Building)
  • Christopher Day
  • English
  • 06 July 2019
  • 0857843052

About the Author: Christopher Day

Christopher Day has studied architecture and sculpture and has been committed to eco architecture and an ecological lifestyle since the 1970s He has received four design awards, including a Prince of Wales Award, for his work on eco houses and Steiner schools He is the author of Consensus Design, Dying Or Learning to Live , Environment and Children, Places of the Soul, and Spirit and Place.


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