The Green Self-Build Book
How to Design and Build Your Own Eco-Home
A highly illustrated, practical handbook on eco-friendly building for homeowners.
Whether you want a turf roof, solar-powered hot water, a straw bale home, or a super-insulated (and cost-efficient) house, you need to know the essential elements of the process. In The Green Self-Build Book, Jon Broome gives an overview of the different methods of sustainable and eco-friendly construction techniques for non-professionals.
The Green Self-Build Book gives inspiration and information to guide you through the green building process. It is intended for anyone who is planning a do-it-yourself project, and for housing professionals, students, and teachers.
About the Author
Jon Broome is an architect, who has self-built two houses. He is the co-author of The Self-Build Book and a contributor to Housing & the Environment. He lives in London, where he runs his own consultancy specializing in sustainable construction