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Eco Home: Smart Ideas for Sustainable New Zealand Homes
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Melinda Williams
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Eco Home: Smart Ideas for Sustainable New Zealand Homes

Melinda Williams


9780143771531

Penguin Books (NZ)


Industrial: Commercial Art & Design;
Environmentally-friendly architecture & design;
Building construction & materials;
Home renovation & extension


Paperback

240 pages

$36.99
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Everything you need to know to build, renovate or just live in an eco-friendly and sustainable way.

With loads of inspirational photographs of New Zealand homes, this book is packed full of practical and accessible information.

It presents the modern home by moving from room to room, to look at structural materials, furnishings and general life hacks to improve your personal green-star rating. As well as the living spaces (kitchen, bathroom, bedrooms, office, living area, utility rooms and outdoor areas) it also looks at the wider issues - why make an eco home at all? Also covered are- principles of sustainable building, choosing a property, building a team of professionals, foundations and floors, the structure and the shell.

In a compact and colourful package, this book is both entertaining and informative. A must-have for all people with an eco-conscience.

By:   Melinda Williams
Imprint:   Penguin Books (NZ)
Country of Publication:   New Zealand
Dimensions:   Height: 258mm,  Width: 186mm,  Spine: 21mm
Weight:   730g
ISBN:   9780143771531
ISBN 10:   0143771531
Pages:   240
Publication Date:   September 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Melinda Williams is a New Zealand writer and editor specialising in architecture and design. Since her first job out of journalism school shooting home and interiors images for a suburban real estate paper, she has been interested in how people build and live in their homes. As former editor of architecture magazine Urbis, she established an annual 'Green issue', and has contributed articles about eco-design, living, art and culture to many local and international publications, including Metro, Dish, Sunday, Canvas, Home New Zealand, Dwell Asia, Surface Asia, Vogue Australia, and Monument. She is currently design editor for the New Zealand Herald's weekly Viva magazine.

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