Gallery: BOOK REVIEW: Restoring a House in the City

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It was a great pleasure to step away from the computer and check out a fabulously beautiful book sent to us by Artisan publishers on the eco-friendly practice of restoring townhomes, brownstones and row houses. Written by Ingrid Abramovitch, Restoring a House in the City is a wonderful resource on the process of restoration and is full of stunning photography of gorgeous homes around the country. Renovations are near and dear to our hearts at Inhabitat and it was even more enlightening to learn how these older homes are naturally eco-friendly. We had a chance to ask Ingrid some more questions and ask for tips on how to eco-renovate an older home – read on for our interview!

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  1. Boston July 13, 2011 at 5:35 pm

    Great post with lots of ipmortant stuff.

  2. manny November 29, 2009 at 3:05 pm

    Great article.
    Good questions and very interesting answers, the book must be a great read.

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