"The Solar House: Pioneering Sustainable Design"by Anthony Denzer (Rizzoli) 4/16

"The Greenest Home: Superinsulated and Passive House Design" by Julie Torres Moskovitz (Princeton Architectural Press) 5/14

"Wood Pallet Projects: Cool and Easy-to-Make Projects for the Home and Garden" by Chris Gleason (Fox Chapel Publishing)

"EAT UP: The Inside Scoop on Rooftop Agriculture" by Lauren Mendel (New Society Publishers) 5/14

"100 Contemporary Green Buildings" by Philip Jodidio (Taschen) 6/15

"Eames" by Gloria Koening (Taschen) 6/1

"Zero Waste Home: The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste" by Bea Johnson (Scribner) 4/9

"Tree Gardens: Architecture and the Forest" by Gina Crandell"(Princeton Architectural Press) 

"The Drunken Botanist" by Amy Stewart (Algonquin Books)

"The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability - Designing for Abundance" by William McDonough and Michael Braungart (North Point Press) 4/16

Also on MNN: Winter reads: Hiber-Nation '13

Matt Hickman ( @mattyhick ) writes about design, architecture and the intersection between the natural world and the built environment.

Spring reads: 10 tomes to take outside
As al fresco 'reading rooms' begin to thaw out, a few green home and garden books to take with you to your preferred park bench or patch of grass.