New York: Hearst Magazines, Inc., 1951. First edition. Color Pictorial Wraps. Large quarto (9 1/2" x 12 1/2") Color renderings, photographs, b/w drawings, and floor plans throughout. Also many building trades advertisements. Good condition, with some small tears on spine. Item #18088
Articles about micro-climate, site selection for homes, landscaping, roof ventilation, sun screens, baffles, and other design elements which protect against temperature extremes, sun, and wind. Very well illustrated, with many practical ideas for energy conservation. Very Scarce issue in nice condition!