Guides for architects, construction professionals and self-builders on the most environmentally friendly ways to build, retro-fit and retore homes for a sustainable, affordable and comfortable future.


The Eco-Home Design Guide

Christopher Day draws on his extensive experience to explain the key principles of eco-home design, focusing on natural methods rather than expensive technology.

Paperback    £24.99

9780857843050
Published: October 2015 | Green Books

Hardback    £39.99

9780857843043
Published: October 2015 | Green Books


Clay and lime renders, plasters and paints

This book was published as an in-depth guide to the selection, mixing and application of lime and clay based plasters, renders, paints and washes.

Paperback    £24.99

9780857842695
Published: June 2015 | Green Books


Building with Straw Bales

This book explains in straightforward terms the principles of straw-bale building for self-builders, architects and construction industry professionals.

 

Paperback    £21.99

9780857842282
Published: May 2015 | Green Books

Hardback    £39.99

9780857842275
Published: May 2015 | Green Books


The Hempcrete Book

The first British book on building with hemp including background information, a practical instruction manual with full illustration, and discussion about the hemp building industry.

Paperback    £24.99

9780857841209
Published: October 2014 | Green Books

Hardback    £34.99

9780857842244
Published: October 2014 | Green Books


The Passivhaus Handbook

This Handbook is an essential guide to realising a supremely comfortable, healthy and durable home with exceptionally low energy costs.

Paperback    £35.00

9780857840196
Published: October 2012 | Green Books


The Green Self-build Book

A highly illustrated, practical handbook on green self-building. Jon Broome gives an overview of the different methods of sustainable and eco-friendly construction techniques.

Paperback    £25.00

9781903998731
Published: July 2007 | Green Books


Building with Cob

This book demonstrates how to apply the ancient technique of building with cob to contemporary situations. With detailed illustrations, this manual features step-by-step instructions for creating cob structures.

Paperback    £24.99

9781903998724
Published: February 2006 | Green Books