13 Apr '11, 12pm

Going Medieval: More Green Design Tips From Old Buildings

Going Medieval: More Green Design Tips From Old Buildings

Windows will grow smaller again and houses will contain much less glass - not only because of the high energy costs of glass but because it's thermally inefficient. I live in a glass tower built in 1998, and agree with Francis Bacon, who condemned the glass-filled palaces of the Jacobean age. In a house "full of glass", he wrote, "one cannot tell where to become to be out of the sun or cold".

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/going-medieval-le...

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