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Design for life : the architecture of Sim Van der Ryn

Author: Sim Van der Ryn
Publisher: Salt Lake City : G. Smith, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Design for Life: The Architecture of Sim Van der Ryn surveys the work and principles of Sim Van der Ryn, a world leader in the field of sustainable architecture. Sharing his years of experience as a teacher and using his building designs as examples, the author shows us that buildings are not objects but organisms, and cities are not machines but complex ecosystems.>
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Genre/Form: Biography
Autobiographies
Nonfiction
Biographies
Named Person: Sim Van der Ryn; Sim Van der Ryn; Sim Van der Ryn
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sim Van der Ryn
ISBN: 1586855301 9781586855307
OCLC Number: 57311470
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Environment) 2006
Description: 183 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Roots and seeds --
Branching out --
First generation ecological design --
Second generation ecological design --
Places of heart and spirit --
Making the great leap forward.
Responsibility: Sim Van der Ryn.
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Design for Life: The Architecture of Sim Van der Ryn surveys the work and principles of Sim Van der Ryn, a world leader in the field of sustainable architecture. Sharing his years of experience as a teacher and using his building designs as examples, the author shows us that buildings are not objects but organisms, and cities are not machines but complex ecosystems.>

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