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Description - Green Design by

As an architect, Alan Berman is used to advising clients on combining design aspirations with environmental awareness. Now in this revised edition of his user-friendly and comprehensive guide, he presents the facts so that readers can make their own choices. Fully illustrated with photographs, diagrams and easy-to-follow charts, the book deals with all the key issues, starting with a re-assessment of traditional design, moving on to reveal the most environmentally friendly floors and floor coverings, walls and wall coverings, paints, varnishes, stains and other finishes, furniture and fabrics and including chapters on recycled materials, insulation, heating, sound and ventilation.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780711228344
ISBN-10: 0711228345
Format: Paperback
(253mm x 203mm x mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography -

Alan Berman practises as an architect in Oxford. He has extensive experience of renovating older properties, as well as in the design of new buildings and interiors. He has also taught at several architectural schools and is a regular contributor to architectural periodicals. He is the author of several books on design and sustainability, chairman of Artweeks, and a board member of Oxford Inspires.