Sustainable Urbanism
Urban Design With Nature

Douglas Farr

Written by the chair of the LEED-Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) initiative, Sustainable Urbanism: Urban Design with Nature is both an urgent call to action and a comprehensive introduction to "sustainable urbanism"--the emerging and growing...

256 pages
8 x 9

The Green Building Revolution

Jerry Yudelson; Foreword by S. Richard Fedrizzi

The “green building revolution’’ is happening right now. This book is its chronicle and its manifesto. Written by industry insider Jerry Yudelson, The Green Building Revolution introduces readers to the basics of green building...

272 pages
6 x 9

Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing

Blueprint for Green Affordable Housing is a guide for housing developers, advocates, public agency staff, and the financial community that offers specific guidance on incorporating green building strategies into the design, construction,...

232 pages
8.0 x 10.5

The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability

Designing for sustainability is an innovation shaping both the design industry and design education today.Yet architects, product designers, and other key professionals in this new field have so far lacked a resource that addresses their...

240 pages
8 x 10
Full color

Ecological Design, Tenth Anniversary Edition

Ecological Design is a landmark volume that helped usher in an exciting new era in green design and sustainability planning. Since its initial publication in 1996, the book has been critically important in sparking dialogue and triggering...

256 pages
6 x 9
28 photos and illustrations

The Green Studio Handbook
Environmental Strategies for Schematic Design

Alison Kwok and Walter Grondzik

392 pages
11 x 9

Ritual House
Drawing on Nature's Rhythms for Architecture and Urban Design

The houses we dwell in, the cities surrounding our houses, even the clothes we wear—these are all shelters we erect against the elements. They are also the embodiment of intuitive rituals, individual and cultural responses to nature’s...

224 pages
7 x 10

Building for Life
Designing and Understanding the Human-Nature Connection

Sustainable design has made great strides in recent years; unfortunately, it still falls short of fully integrating nature into our built environment. Through a groundbreaking new paradigm of "restorative environmental design," award-winning...

264 pages
7 x 10

A Safe and Sustainable World
The Promise Of Ecological Design

In the late sixties, as the world was waking to a need for Earth Day, a pioneering group founded a small non-profit research and education organization they called the New Alchemy Institute. Their aim was to explore the ways a safer and more...

224 pages
6 x 9
82 photos and illustrations

Intown Living
A Different American Dream

After decades of abandonment, cities across North America are experiencing a renaissance. A new generation is seeking greater excitement and diversity than the typical suburban subdivision offers and many people are instead looking to make their...

304 pages
6 x 9


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