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A house in the sun modern architecture and solar energy in the Cold War

Author: Daniel A Barber
Publisher: New York, N.Y. Oxford University Press 2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A House in the Sun describes a number of experiments in solar house heating in the 1940s and 1950s. It shows how resource limitations were seen as an opportunity for design to attain new relevance  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel A Barber
ISBN: 9780199394012 0199394016
OCLC Number: 1050077554
Description: 336 p. ill.
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Architecture, Technology, and Politics1. The Modern Solar House2. What is a House?3. Discovering Renewable Resources 4. Experimental Dwellings5. All-Solar Houses6. The World Solar Energy Project7. Design and Research8. Architecture and the SunConclusion: Architecture and EnvironmentalismNotesBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Daniel A. Barber.

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[E]ngaging and wonderfully illustrated work. A House in the Sun provides a nuanced optimism that such bleak conditions can also be the springboard to action and can reconfigure how architecture sees Read more...

 
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