Hitesh Mehta is one of the world's leading authorities, practitioners, and researchers of ecolodges and ecotourism. An architect, landscape architect, and sustainable tourism planner, he is also the longest-serving board member of The International Ecotourism Society.
The photography, sketches and site plans are illustrative and beautiful.
Authentic Ecolodges is a great architectural design book, the ultimate conscientious travelers' guide, and resource for a more sustainable future.
I couldn't wait to sit with Mr. Mehta's book since its arrival, as Christmas present to self, just before the holidays.
Great book. Very insightful. Well laid out. Beautiful photos.Published 3 months ago by Jonathan Milnes
Simple, Definitive, Precise and sketches self explanatory.
A good collection of true Ecolodges. A book I will recommend to colleagues.
Bought this for someone overseas. Unable to give feed back review..Party was satisfied when they received it with no complaintsPublished 19 months ago by bensol
Hitesh Mehta brings his expertise, and a joy that is obvious, to developing an organic definition of "ecolodge" and bringing it delightfully, at times poignantly, to the page. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Rachel
This book is packed with stunning photos, great graphics and tips on sustainable ecolodge development from Hitesh Mehta, one of the leading guru's of ecolodge development. Read morePublished 24 months ago by L.D. Ell
A friend suggested this for my work helping develop a an eco tourism based project in Central America. It was so well received that I had to purchase more copies for all involved. Read morePublished on December 21, 2012 by CoLark
Very inspiring to see the ecolodges around the world what could and should be here in the USA. Hitesh has categorized the different aspects of what make a true ecolodge; not just... Read morePublished on November 12, 2012 by Trailboss Marlin
AE brings great success to the print in superb images, illustrations, site plans and informative descriptions of 36 eco-hotels around the globe. Read morePublished on November 11, 2011 by Irfan Qureshi
270 pages devoted to Authentic Ecolodges sounds like serious scholarship for a specialist audience, which it is. Dr. Read morePublished on April 30, 2011 by crichards