Green Design - A Healthy Home Handbook
Publisher: Frances Lincoln
- Book Category: Architecture and Design
- Format: Paperback
- Number of Pages: 208
As an architect, Alan Berman is used to advising clients on combining design aspirations with environmental awareness. Now in this revised edition of his user-friendly and comprehensive guide, he presents the facts so that readers can make their own choices. Fully illustrated with photographs, diagrams and easy-to-follow charts, the book deals with all the key issues, starting with a re-assessment of traditional design, moving on to reveal the most environmentally friendly floors and floor coverings, walls and wall coverings, paints, varnishes, stains and other finishes, furniture and fabrics and including chapters on recycled materials, insulation, heating, sound and ventilation.