Author(s): Dominic Bradbury
For anyone thinking of designing, building, remodelling or furnishing a modern home, this all-in-one publication provides practical inspiration for dwelling stylishly, sensibly and sustainably. Five chapters consider where, what and how to build a modern natural home, advice on manipulating the elements to improve lifestyle, materials, indoor-outdoor relationships and ways to reduce our carbon. Houses selected from around the world in a variety of natural settings and climates show that living green is stylish, and hundreds of photographs showcase cutting-edge designs by leading architects. There are also hundreds of ideas for all types of dwelling, from new-build houses to extensions to existing properties.