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Design a healthy home : 100 ways to transform your space for physical and mental wellbeing / Oliver Heath with Victoria Jackson, Eden Goode and Jo Baston.

Available copies

  • 1 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

4 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Climax Public Library 747 HEA (Text) 33500013455902 New Checked out 10/04/2021
Detroit Lakes Public Library 747 HEA (Text) 33500013455894 New On holds shelf -
Greenbush Public Library 747 HEA (Text) 35500006507659 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780241500927
  • ISBN: 0241500923
  • ISBN: 9780744038033
  • ISBN: 0744038030
  • Physical Description: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2021.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
A biophilic design approach -- Colour, pattern & texture -- Activities -- Connectness -- Light -- Sleep -- Sound -- Water -- Warmth -- Air -- Planting.
Summary, etc.:
"Simple, practical advice on how to design your home for health and happiness. With indoor air pollution now worse than ever, and more of us spending more time in our own homes, discover how to create calm, social and comfortable spaces by making small changes to every room. Design a Healthy Home breaks down the complex subject of sustainable, biophilic design into specific subjects, including lighting, air quality, acoustics, temperature, colour, pattern, texture and plants. 100 tried and tested research-based ideas support our health and wellbeing in even the smallest of spaces. Optimise lighting in your home by using reflective surfaces for a brighter space; follow a ventilation checklist to replenish the air in your home and remove pollutants; or unlock the powers of a tech-free bedroom for a better night's sleep. Leading sustainability architect Oliver Heath has devised each practical solution with implementation in mind so that regardless of your budget (or if you have any money to spend at all), if you rent or own your property, Design a Healthy Home contains creative ideas that are easy to understand, and solutions that are stylish, fun and affordable to implement"--Publisher's description.
Author Notes

Oliver Heath, architectural and interior designer, biophilic design consultant, television host, and curator of Planted Cities,is the founder of Oliver Heath Design Ltd., an architectural and interior design practice; focused on delivering health and well-being in the built environment through evidence-based, human-centred design. Oliver's work stimulates the adoption of happier, healthier places to live and work through his projects as designer, writer, and TV host. Since 1998 he has hosted shows such as BBC Changing Rooms and BBC DIY SOS. Oliver is a qualified Domestic Energy and Green Deal Assessor and is passionate about sustainable design. He has spent much of the last 4 years traveling globally to present seminars and workshops to architects, interior designers, and building stakeholders on the many benefits of improving our connection to nature in the buildings that we live and work in. His diverse international clients include champions of sustainable business practice such as Interface, Unilever, B&Q, Bloomberg, Bio Regional, and Deutsche Bank. He also designs products for the John Lewis, Pilkington Glass, and Earthborn paints. He has written three books, most recently Urban Eco Chic (Quadrille), selling 30,000 copies in 8 languages, as well as writing regularly for the Guardian, Grand Designs magazine and House Beautiful.

Subject: Interior decoration.
Sustainable design.
Interior decoration.
Sustainable design.

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