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Product Description: An EcoNest is not just a home—it is a breathtakingly beautiful structure that nurtures health and embraces ecology. This unique approach to construction combines light clay straw, timber framing, earthen floors, natural plasters, and other natural techniques with the principles of Building Biology to create a handcrafted living sanctuary...read more

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9780865717770 | New Society Pub, August 4, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: An EcoNest is not just a home—it is a breathtakingly beautiful structure that nurtures health and embraces ecology.

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Product Description: EcoNest identifies homes designed and built respectfully, in appreciation of the harmony and beauty of nature and in a way that uses nature's resources so as to consume less energy, create less waste, nurture our health, and enrich our senses...read more

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9781586856915 | Gibbs Smith, September 30, 2005, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: EcoNest identifies homes designed and built respectfully, in appreciation of the harmony and beauty of nature and in a way that uses nature's resources so as to consume less energy, create less waste, nurture our health, and enrich our senses.

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Product Description: Although there is nothing complicated about constructing healthier homes, building for health is still not standard practice, and in fact there are many aspects of conventional home construction that are detrimental to human well-being...read more

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9780865716049, titled "Prescriptions for a Healthy House: A Practical Guide for Architects, Builders & Homeowners" | 3 revised edition (New Society Pub, May 1, 2008), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Although there is nothing complicated about constructing healthier homes, building for health is still not standard practice, and in fact there are many aspects of conventional home construction that are detrimental to human well-being.
9780865714342 | 2 revised edition (New Society Pub, August 1, 2001), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [body]For people who are concerned about exposure to toxins found in conventional building materials and practices, Prescriptions for a Healthy House shows how to design interior and exterior space, and select construction materials that enhance and promote physical well-being.

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