The New Autonomous House: Design and Planning for Sustainability

The New Autonomous House: Design and Planning for Sustainability

by Robert Vale (Author), Brenda and Robert Vale (Author)


"The New Autonomous House" has a simple but revolutionary message that it is possible to live in a home which is inexpensive, kind to the planet, and which liberates its owner from utility bills.


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Format: Illustrated
Pages: 256
Edition: Illustrated
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd
Published: 13 May 2002

ISBN 10: 0500282870
ISBN 13: 9780500282878
Book Overview: A blueprint for sustainable architecture: documents how two of the world's leading green architects turned their groundbreaking theories into reality

Media Reviews
'For anyone interested in sustainable design, 'The New Autonomous House' will be indispensable' - Architecture Today
'Thorough and detailed' - Building Services Journal
'The bible of self-build' - The Architects' Journal
Author Bio
Brenda and Robert Vale are both professors in the School of Architecture at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. They are the authors of The Autonomous House, Green Architecture, The New Autonomous House and Time to Eat the Dog?, all published by Thames & Hudson.