An Essential Sourcebook for Environmentally Friendly Design and Decoration
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|Format:||Paperback, 184 pages, New edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||12 colour photos|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 06 August 2004|
In today's technologically dependent world we are all aware of the increasing damage we are doing to our environment, but the scale of the destruction seems so vast, we can often feel powerless to make any significant changes. Eco demonstrates how everyone can make a difference to the planet by incorporating environmental design, decoration, and strategies for living into their home. Whilst environmentally friendly architecture was once seen as minority interest, it is now viewed simply as best practice - Eco proves that it can be beautiful too. It is a book for those who want to build a home that respects the environment as well as for people who wish to make changes to the home they already have. Focusing on design, finish, decoration, and even housekeeping, Eco promises you lower fuel bills, fewer allergy-related illnesses, less waste, and a healthier world for your children to inherit.
About the Author
Elizabeth Wilhide is the author and co-author of many acclaimed books on design and interiors. She has also contributed to many of Terence Conran's books, including The Essential House Book, The Ultimate House Book, Terence Conran on Design, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Storage and How to Live in Small Spaces. Her own books include Materials, Eco, New Decor and most recently Surface and Finish: A directory of materials for interiors..
|Publisher: ||Quadrille Publishing Ltd|
|Dimensions: ||27.0 x 21.0 centimeters (0.70 kg)|