“LIVING LIGHTLY ON THE EARTH”
Building an Ark for Prince Edward Island, 1974–76
By Steven Mannell
Built in 1976 by Solsearch Architects and the New Alchemy Institute, the Ark bioshelter integrated ecological design features to provide a self-reliant life for a family and a model of sustainable living for the world. Illustrated with dozens of original drawings and period photographs, the book traces the history, context, research, and construction of this still-relevant experiment.
$34.95. SOFTCOVER. 116 PGS. ILLUSTRATIONS PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 2018 ISBN 9780929112695 DALHOUSIE ARCHITECTURAL PRESS