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15 edition of The designer"s atlas of sustainability found in the catalog.

The designer"s atlas of sustainability

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Published by Island Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development,
  • Design, Industrial -- Environmental aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 202-213) and index.

    StatementAnn Thorpe.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.E5 T486 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination225 p. :
    Number of Pages225
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22860597M
    ISBN 101597261009
    ISBN 109781597261005
    LC Control Number2006035007


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Request The Designer’s Atlas of Sustainability for your local or university library. Look around this site. Use the navigation bar above to find out about the book, its author Ann Thorpe, teaching resources (such as the book’s teaching guide) and regular blog updates on sustainable design issues.

"The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability" now explores the basic principles, concepts, and practice of sustainable design in a visually sophisticated and engaging style. The book tackles not only the ecological aspects of sustainable design - designers' choice of materials and manufacturing processes have a tremendous impact on the natural world - but also the economic and cultural elements involved.

Book Review: The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability It's hard to review an atlas, defined as a "collection of maps, charts, or visual plates that systematically illustrate a subject." An atlas. Summary: "In The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability, Ann Thorpe takes readers on a visual tour of the landscape of sustainability to show how it is critical to the work of designers.

The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability now explores the basic principles, concepts, and practice of sustainable design in a visually sophisticated and engaging style. The book tackles not only the ecological aspects of sustainable design-designers' choice of materials and manufacturing processes have a tremendous impact on the natural world-but also the economic and cultural elements involved.

Thorpe is the founding editor and publisher of On the Ground: Multimedia Journal on Community, Design, and Environment and in The Designer’s Atlas of Sustainability she has pulled together a handy and wide-ranging resource that catalogs and illustrates the way environmental considerations could change the way people make and use objects—like the t-shirt that has been designed 5/5.

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You make something of even higher value out of the material you are reusing. That’s what high-end jewelry and watchmaker Fonderie 47 is doing with confiscated weapons such as AKs.

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