Chelsea Green Publishing

The Earth-Sheltered House

Pages:192 pages
Book Art:Black and white drawings throughout
Size: 11 x 8.5 inch
Publisher:Chelsea Green Publishing
Paperback: 9781603581073
Pub. Date May 07, 2009

The Earth-Sheltered House

An Architect's Sketchbook, 2nd Edition

Categories:
Building & Energy

Availability: In Stock

Paperback

Available Date:
May 07, 2009

$29.95 $14.97

The Earth-Sheltered House is a classic in the annals of sustainable building books, written by a legend in the field of environmentally responsible architecture. Malcolm Wells has a fundamentally different way of looking at the design and building process, and his iconoclastic perspective has never been more apparent.

Wells's work is revolutionary, but readers will find his message to be pure common sense. Earth sheltering offers superior comfort with minimal energy input, and it is adaptable to diverse terrains as well as a variety of architectural aesthetics.



ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Malcolm Wells

Malcolm Wells (1926-2009), a pioneer of underground building and natural design, is widely known for his many books, including How to Build an Underground House and Gentle Architecture. His cartoons are featured in Rob Roy's Mortgage Free! Innovative Strategies for Debt-Free Home Ownership (Chelsea Green, 2008). Until his death, Mac Wells lived in The Underground Art Gallery in Brewster, Massachusetts.

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