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PreFab Green
     

PreFab Green

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by Michelle Kaufmann, Cathy Remick
 
IN PREFAB GREEN, architect Michelle Kaufmann shares her vision of creating thoughtful, sustainable design for everyone. Her firm, Michelle Kaufmann Designs, blends sustainable home layouts, eco-friendly materials, and low-energy options to create a "prepackaged" green solution to home design. Kaufmann tells about five eco-principles that are present in every design

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IN PREFAB GREEN, architect Michelle Kaufmann shares her vision of creating thoughtful, sustainable design for everyone. Her firm, Michelle Kaufmann Designs, blends sustainable home layouts, eco-friendly materials, and low-energy options to create a "prepackaged" green solution to home design. Kaufmann tells about five eco-principles that are present in every design her firm creates-smart design, eco-materials, energy efficiency, water conservation, and healthy environment-and how each work together to create homes that make a difference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781423604976
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
01/06/2009
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
10.40(w) x 8.72(h) x 0.89(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Unable to find an affordable, well-designed, sustainable home, we decided to create our own. We purchased a narrow lot in a semirural city in Marin County, California, and began to plan for an efficient green dwelling with a thoughtful connection to the outdoors.

Meet the Author

After receiving her master's degree from Princeton University, Michelle Kaufmann had the opportunity to work for renowned architects Frank Gehry and Michael Graves.

Cathy Remick is a designer with experience in architecture, graphics, and fine arts painting.

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