“LIV­ING LIGHTLY ON THE EARTH”

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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

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