A Place of My Own: The Architecture of Daydreams by Michael Pollan / A Place of My Own not only works to convey the history and meaning of all human building, it also marks the connections between our bodies, our minds, and the natural world. / Ex Libris ♥
Sustainable Design: A Critical Guide for Architects and Interior, Lighting, and Environmental Designers
Green roofs provide many benefits, both environmentally and financially!
William McDonough + Partners envisions its house like a tree. The "bark" of the house is made up of thin, insulating films that would self-clean and self-heal if damaged. A curved roof with large eaves provides shade, which lowers the heat load in summer. The "trunk," or the frame of the home, consists of carbon tubes, while the "roots" are a heat-pump system buried in the yard.
Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés / Classic read / In WOMEN WHO RUN WITH THE WOLVES, Dr. Estés unfolds rich intercultural myths, fairy tales, and stories, many from her own family, in order to help women reconnect with the fierce, healthy, visionary attributes of this instinctual nature. / Ex Libris ♥