Sustainability, Minus the Doom and Gloom

James Way reviews two new books that propose sustainable approaches to architecture that don't dwell in post-oil, post-apocalyptic scenarios to make their point.
November 27, 2010, 1pm PST | Tim Halbur
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The books are Treading Softly: Paths to Ecological Order by Thomas Princen, and Rematerial: From Waste to Architectureby Alejandro Bahamón and Camila Sanjinés.

Way writes that Princen "challenges readers to 'live well by living within our means,' what he calls a 'home economy.'"

Meanwhile, Bahamón's book "resides somewhere between the glossy coffee-table book and a manual of ideas."

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Published on Saturday, November 27, 2010 in The Architect's Newspaper
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