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Green Shift: Towards a Green Sensibility in Architecture

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By: John Farmer(Author)

176 pages, 120 b/w illus

Architectural Press

Paperback | Feb 1996 | #47747 | ISBN: 0750615303
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About this book

Published in association with the World Wide Fund for Nature. Historical and theoretical study of the style and construction of the dwelling house in Western architecture since the mid-18th century. It traces the gradual emergence of green attitudes towards building, and emphasises changing attitudes towards nature.


- Architecture - a green history for our times
- the first return of the primitive hut
- natural selection and industrialization
- modernism
- the second return of the primitive hut

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