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Diary of an Eco-Builder

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Drawing on his columns in the Independent that followed his progress from finding a plot, getting planning permission, and building himself a stunning contemporary eco-home that mirrors the fine-tuned ecology of a tree, Will Anderson has created a diary that is invaluable to anyone contemplating building their own eco-house. The Diary of an Eco-Builder focuses specifically ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by UIT Cambridge Ltd.
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Jackieyo
Jul 30, 2009 rated it liked it
The reader gets to follow the author as he builds a sustainable and hopefully zero energy house in London. There are many pictures which help illustrate new materials and maybe even methods that the author implements into his house which is helpful. There are even areas specifically designated to show readers where materials or companies used in the project can be found.
Shawn
Jan 16, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: The wasteful class and the seasoned tree-hugger
This is a good book to flip through and read as a picture or heading grabs you. It follows the authors quest to build an eco-friendly house for himself and family in South London on a small lot without harming the large that dominates it. Good idea source book.
Beatrice
Wonderful introduction to ecological construction. Have read at least three times so far, and it has given me a lot of ideas for my own renovation projects.
Cassandra
Jan 21, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Great book! Wonderful resources, although many are in the UK, this is an easy read full of great information on green building from the owners perspective.
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