Bibliography of Recommended Books

BARRIER FREE DESIGN
Access by Design / George A Covington and Bruce Hannah

BIOMIMICRY
Biomimicry: innovation inspired by design / Janine M. Benyus
What we learned in the rainforest: business lessons from nature / Tachi Kiuchi and Bill Shireman

CONSERVATION
New economy of nature: the quest to make conservation profitable / Gretchen C. Daily and Katherine Ellison

DAYLIGHTING
Daylighting for sustainable design / Mary Guzowski

DECISION-MAKING
Blink / Malcolm Gladwell

ECOLOGY
Small wonder: essays / Barbara Kingsolver

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
State of the World 2004 / The Worldwatch Institute

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Healing environments / Carol Venolia
Healthy house: how to buy one, how to build one, how to cure a sick one / John Bower
Homes that heal / Athena Thompson
Natural house book / David Pearson
Our stolen future: Are we threatening our fertility intelligence and survival? /Theo Colborn, Dianne Dumanowski and John Peterson Myers
Prescriptions for a healthy house / Paula Baker Laporte
Protecting public health and the environment: implementing the precautionary principle / Carolyn Raffensperger and Joel Tickner (eds.)
Silent Spring / Rachel Carson
Your home, your health and your well-being / David Rousseau
Your natural home / Janet Marinelli and Paul Bierman-Lyte

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY
Ecological design / Sim VanderRyn and Stuart Cowen
Protecting public health and the environment: implementing the precautionary principle / Carolyn Raffensperger and Joel Tickner (eds.)

ENVIRONMENTALISM
Blessed unrest: how the largest social movement in history is restoring grace, justice…/ Paul Hawken
Good news for a change: hope for a troubled planet / David Suzuki and Holly Dressel
Green living: The E Magazine handbook for living lightly on earth / E Magazine
Worldchanging: a user’s guide for the 21st Centruy / Alex Steffan, Al Gore and Stefan Sagmeister

ENVIRONMENTALISTS
Ishmael: an adventure of the mind and spirit / Daniel Quinn (Fiction)
Legacy of Luna: the story of a tree, a woman, and the struggle to save the redwoods / Julia Butterfly Hill

GREEN PRODUCTS
Environmental Resources guide (on CD-ROM) / American Institute of Architects
Green building materials: a guide to product selection and specification / Ross Spiegel and Dru Meadows
Mid-course correction: toward a sustainable enterprise / Ray C. Anderson
Safe shopper’s Bible: a consumer’s guide to nontoxic household products, cosmetics and food / David Steinman and Samuel S. Epstein
Solar living sourcebook: the complete guide to renewable energy techniques and sustainable living / John Schaeffer (ed.)
Stuff: the secret lives of everyday things / John C. Ryan and Ala Thein Durning

HOMES
Conscious Style home: eco-friendly living for the 21st century / Danny Seo
Eco / Elizabeth Wilhide
Environment comes home: Arizona Public Service’s Environmental showcase home / K. David Pijawka and Kim Shetter
Good green homes / Jennifer Roberts
Good house book: a common-sense guide to alternative homebuilding / Clarke Snell
Green by design: creating a home for sustainable living / Angela M. Dean
Green interior design / Lori Dennis
Healthy home / Linda Mason Hunter
Healthy house: how to buy one, how to build one, how to cure a sick one / John Bower
Homes that heal / Athena Thompson
Living homes: sustainable architecture and design / Suzi Moore McGregor, Nora Burba and Terrence Moore
Natural house book / David Pearson
New autonomous house / Brenda and Robert Vale
Not so big house collection: the not so big house and creating the not so big house / Sarah Susanka
Prescriptions for a healthy house / Paula Baker Laporte
Sustainable homes: 26 designs that respect the earth / James Grayson Trulove
Sustainable residential interiors / Associates III
Technology of ecological building: basic principles and measures, examples and ideas / Klaus Daniels
Your home, your health and your well-being / David Rousseau
Your natural home / Janet Marinelli and Paul Bierman-Lyte

HUMAN ECOLOGY
Our ecological footprint: reducing human impact on the earth / Mathis Wackernagel, William E. Rees and Phil Testermale
Something new under the sun: an environmental history of the twentieth-century world / J. R. McNeil

INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Healthy by design / David Rousseau, James Wasley
Healthy home / Linda Mason Hunter
Natural house book / David Pearson
Your home, your health and your well-being / David Rousseau
 
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN
Deep design: pathways to a livable future / David Wann
Massive change / Bruce Mau, Jennifer Leonard and Institute without Boundaries

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE
Sustainable landscape construction: a guide to green building outdoors / J. William Thompson and Kim Sorvig
Village homes: a community by design / Mark Francis

NATURE CONSERVATION
Future of life / Edward O. Wilson
Silent Spring / Rachel Carson

NATURE – PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS
Last child in the woods: saving our children from nature-deficit disorder / Richard Louv

NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT
Village homes: a community by design / Mark Francis

OFFICE DESIGN
Audubon House : Building the environmentally responsible, energy-efficient office / National Audubon Society 
Green skyscraper: the basis for designing sustainable office buildings / Ken Yeang
Sustainable commercial interiors / Penny Bonda and Katie Sosnowchik

PARKS
Guiding principles of sustainable design: a blueprint for the future / Gary Kulibert (ed.)

RECYCLING
Cradle to cradle : remaking the way we make things / William McDonough and Michael Braungart

REGIONAL PLANNING
Tomorrow by design: a regional design process for sustainability / Philip H. Lewis, Jr.

RENEWABLE ENERGY
Carbon Buster’s home energy handbook: slowing climate change and saving money / Godo Stoyke
Solar living sourcebook: the complete guide to renewable energy techniques and sustainable living / John Schaeffer (ed.)

SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Tipping point / Malcolm Gladwell

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY OF BUSINESS
Ecology of commerce: a declaration of sustainability / Paul Hawken
Massive change / Bruce Mau, Jennifer Leonard and Institute without Boundaries
Natural capitalism: creating the next industrial revolution / Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins
What we learned in the rainforest: business lessons from nature / Tachi Kiuchi and Bill Shireman

SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE
Big and green: toward sustainable architecture in the 21st century/ David Gessen
Carbon Buster’s home energy handbook: slowing climate change and saving money / Godo Stoyke
Climate responsive design: a study of buildings in moderate and hot humid climates / Richard Hyde and Peter Woods
Construction ecology: nature as a basis for green buildings / Charles J. Kibert, etal
Cradle to cradle : remaking the way we make things / William McDonough and Michael Braungart
Design like you give a damn: architectural responses to humanitarian crises / Kate Stohr and Cameron Sinclair
Design with nature / Ian L. McHarg
Designing with nature: the ecological basis for architectural design / Ken Yeang
Eco / Elizabeth Wilhide
Environment comes home: Arizona Public Service’s Environmental showcase home / K. David Pijawka and Kim Shetter
Environmental Resources guide (on CD-ROM) / American Institute of Architects
Good green homes / Jennifer Roberts
Good house book: a common-sense guide to alternative homebuilding / Clarke Snell
Green architecture / James Wines
Living homes: sustainable architecture and design / Suzi Moore McGregor, Nora Burba and Terrence Moore
New Autonomous house / Brenda and Robert Vale
Not so big house collection: the not so big house and creating the not so big house / Sarah Susanka
Places of the soul / Christopher Day
Rural studio: Samuel Mockbee and an architecture of decency / Andrea Oppenheimer Dean and Timothy Hursley
Sustainable architecture white pages: essays on design and building for a sustainable future / David E. Brown, et. al.  (ed.)
Sustainable homes: 26 designs that respect the earth / James Grayson Trulove
Technology of ecological building: basic principles and measures, examples and ideas / Klaus Daniels
XS: small structures, green architecture / Phyllis Richardson

SUSTAINABLE DESIGN
Audubon House : Building the environmentally responsible, energy-efficient office / National Audubon Society 
Building green in a black and white world / David R. Johnston
Conscious Style home: eco-friendly living for the 21st century / Danny Seo
Deep design : Pathways to a livable future / David Wann
Eco-design: the sourcebook / Alastair Fuad-Luke
Ecological design and planning / George F. Thompson and Frederick R. Steiner
Green buildings pay / Brian Edwards (ed.)
Green by design: creating a home for sustainable living / Angela M. Dean
Green interior design / Lori Dennis
Green skyscraper: the basis for designing sustainable office buildings / Ken Yeang
Healthy by design / David Rousseau, James Wasley
HOK Guidebook to sustainable design / Sandra F. Mendler and William Odell
Practical green remodeling down to earth solutions for everyday homes / Bary Katz
Prescriptions for a healthy house / Paula Baker Laporte
Regenerative design for sustainable development / John Tillman Lyle
Sustainable commercial interiors / Penny Bonda and Katie Sosnowchik
Sustainable residential interiors / Associates III
Tomorrow by design: a regional design process for sustainability / Philip H. Lewis, Jr.
Women in green: voices of sustainable design / Kira Guild and Lance Hosey.

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Design for Sustainability: a sourcebook of integrated ecological solutions / Janis Birkeland
Ecological design / Sim VanderRyn and Stuart Cowen
Green development: integrated ecology and real estate / Rocky Mountain Institute
Mid-course correction: toward a sustainable enterprise / Ray C. Anderson
Our ecological footprint: reducing human impact on the earth / Mathis Wackernagel, William E. Rees and Phil Testermale
State of the world 2004 / The Worldwatch Institute
Village homes: a community by design / Mark Francis
What we learned in the rainforest: business lessons from nature / Tachi Kiuchi and Bill Shireman
Worldchanging: a user’s guide for the 21st Centruy / Alex Steffan, Al Gore and Stefan Sagmeister

SUSTAINABLE ECONOMY
Eco-economy: building an economy for the earth / Lester R. Brown
Ecology of commerce: a declaration of sustainability / Paul Hawken
Natural capitalism: creating the next industrial revolution / Paul Hawken, Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins
New economy of nature: the quest to make conservation profitable / Gretchen C. Daily and Katherine Ellison

SUSTAINABLE SITES
Ecological design and planning / George F. Thompson and Frederick R. Steiner

UNIVERSAL DESIGN
Access by design / George A. Covington and Bruce Hannah

WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE
Women in green: voices of sustainable design / Kira Guild and Lance Hosey