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Author Barber, Daniel A., author.

Title A house in the sun : modern architecture and solar energy in the Cold War / Daniel Barber.

Published New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Notes Previously issued in print: 2016.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary '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 for social and cultural transformations.
Audience Specialized.
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on September 6, 2016).
Subject Solar houses -- History -- 20th century.
Solar energy -- Research -- History -- 20th century.
House construction -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture, Domestic -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture and energy conservation -- History -- 20th century.
Architecture -- Environmental aspects -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780190274467 (ebook) : No price