Designs for A Healthy Home

Designs for A Healthy Home

An Eco-friendly Approach

Book - 2002
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Designs for a Healthy Home is an invaluable resource for homeowners with an interest in ecology and a desire to approach the environment responsibly. The book shows how to design and furnish homes that not only promote health and well-being but also reduce pollution and conserve natural resources.A healthy home is made from nontoxic recyclable materials; contains durable, multifunctional furnishings and fixtures; uses energy efficiently; and conveys a sense of connection to the natural world. The author explains how to make homes ecofriendly by creatively using space, light, air, and water, along with environmentally safe building materials, energy-saving technology, and informed thinking. Techniques for experimenting with color, texture, and pattern to find simple, inexpensive, and stylish design solutions are also included.
Publisher: San Francisco : SOMA, 2002.
ISBN: 9781579590710
1579590713
Characteristics: 192 p. :,col. ill.

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