Eco housing: thinking outside the box

The best architects are building today’s eco homes, which means they are both beautiful and virtuous

In the wake of the Paris accord, perhaps 2016 will be the year when “green” is finally the new normal, in everything from lunch menus to homes. Yet top architects have for years been proving that eco-friendly does not have to mean unstylish. In a new book, New Eco Homes, Manel Gutiérrez identifies 22 of the best examples of eco-friendly domestic architecture from around the world.

“There have been so many advances in sustainable strategies,” he says. “I wanted to write a book that showed them off.”

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from Sustainable development | The Guardian
via http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/jan/03/architecture-and-sustainable-eco-homes

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