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NANO HOUSE: INNOVATIONS FOR SMALL DWELLINGS
Phyllis Richardson

Thames & Hudson, 2011
Hardcover
224 pages
Fully Illustrated, colour
ISBN: 9780500342732

Excluding GST A$31.08 A$37.99 A$34.19 BUY
Space is at a premium in growing cities. In the countryside, we want to preserve nature and the landscape. In impoverished parts of the world, the necessity for sustainable and economical shelter is stronger than ever. Lifestyles and daily routines are also changing. We live in an interconnected world in which digital communication, information, and entertainment are pervasive. Yet basic human needs remain constant: a roof over our heads and somewhere to cook, eat, and sleep. Increasingly, we look for ways to occupy our habitats more ecologically, flexibly, and efficiently.

Digital design tools, sustainable materials, and new prefabrication technologies have led to an explosion in innovative ideas for designing domestic spaces, particularly those in tight surroundings. All the homes in Nano House are drawn from a broad array of climatic and environmental contexts, building methods, and spatial innovations.

This lively book is the perfect resource and inspiration for designers, architects, builders for anyone looking to maximize living space with minimal environmental impact. 250 full color and 50 black and white illustrations

 

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