miércoles, 16 de mayo de 2012

#books #architecture | Nano house : innovations for small dwellings

Nano house : innovations for small dwellings / Phyllis Richardson
Thames & Hudson, London : 2011
224 p. : il.
ISBN 9780500342732
Biblioteca Sbc Aprendizaje A-728.3 NAN

Forty examples of advanced, ingenious, and responsible homes—each with fewer than 650 square feet of living space. 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.

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