Inspired Homes

Inspired Homes

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0 0 1 121 690 The Images Publishing Group 5 1 810 14.0 Normal 0 false false false EN-AU JA X-NONE /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:qTable Normalq; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso-style-noshow:yes; mso-style-priority:99; mso-style-parent:qq; mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt; mso-para-margin:0in; mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Cambria;} Current modes of residential design are facing challenges of both philosophy and form. Approaches that have prevailed in past decades no longer sustain new demands and require innovative rethinking. The need for a new outlook is propelled by fundamental changes to the environment, economy and society. Design for passive solar gain, solar-powered homes, minimising a dwellinga€™s physical footprint, Net-Zero residences and preserving a sitea€™s natural assets are some of the strategies that the architects and builders featured in this book are integrating into their thought processes and design practices. An important book written by a world expert in the field, Inspired Homes offers information on contemporary sustainable design concepts and illustrates them with examples of truly outstanding design.International landscapes, the public a#39;spaces of flowa#39;, such as airports and hotel chains (Castells 1996), are often homogenised to the point of placelessness. ... Where these demountable connections are not occupied by structural components they may serve to conceal wiring and frame ... (KieranTimberlake 2011) and are restricted in size by transportability (typically by ISO truck bed or container ships).

Title:Inspired Homes
Author:Avi Friedman
Publisher:Images Publishing - 2013-04-26


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