Publisher description for The hybrid house : designing with sun, wind, water, and earth / Catherine Wanek ; illustrations by Kelly Lerner ; photographs by Catherine Wanek.


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The Hybrid House highlights real people who have used a combination of design strategies to reduce their energy use-sometimes by as much as 90 percent! Catherine Wanek details natural, sustainable types of home building, including straw bale, rammed earth, earthship, cob, adobe, and clay with examples from the United States, Canada, and Europe.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Architecture, Domestic -- Environmental aspects.
Architecture and energy conservation.
Architecture -- Environmental aspects.