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Design for Sustainability: A Sourcebook of Integrated Eco-Logical Solutions

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With radical and innovative design solutions, everyone could be living in buildings and settlements that are more like gardens than cargo containers, and that purify air and water, generate energy, treat sewage and produce food - at lower cost. Birkeland introduces systems design thinking that cuts across academic and professional boundaries and the divide between social and physical sciences to move towards a transdiciplinary approach to environmental and social problem-solving. This sourcebook is useful for teaching, as each topic within the field of environmental management and social change has pairs of short readings providing diverse perspectives to compare, contrast and debate. Design for Sustainability presents examples of integrated systems design based on ecological principles and concepts and drawn from the foremost designers in the fields of industrial design, materials, housing design, urban planning and transport, landscape and permaculture, and energy and resource management. This paperback book is in good condition with several scratches, creases and marks to the cover, from how it has been stored or where price labels have been removed. The spine has not been broken. There are creases to the corners of several of the pages, again from how to it has been stored, and some marks and scratches to the page block, only visible when the book is closed, but otherwise the 274 appear clean.

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Author(s):
Birkeland, Janis
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
10.5 x 8 x 1in
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Paperback
ISBN-10:
1853838977
ISBN-13:
9781853838972
Number of pages:
274
Publisher:
Earthscan

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With radical and innovative design solutions, everyone could be living in buildings and settlements that are more like gardens than cargo containers, and that purify air and water, generate energy, treat sewage and produce food - at lower cost. Birkeland introduces systems design thinking that cuts across academic and professional boundaries and the divide between social and physical sciences to move towards a transdiciplinary approach to environmental and social problem-solving. This sourcebook is useful for teaching, as each topic within the field of environmental management and social change has pairs of short readings providing diverse perspectives to compare, contrast and debate. Design for Sustainability presents examples of integrated systems design based on ecological principles and concepts and drawn from the foremost designers in the fields of industrial design, materials, housing design, urban planning and transport, landscape and permaculture, and energy and resource management. This paperback book is in good condition with several scratches, creases and marks to the cover, from how it has been stored or where price labels have been removed. The spine has not been broken. There are creases to the corners of several of the pages, again from how to it has been stored, and some marks and scratches to the page block, only visible when the book is closed, but otherwise the 274 appear clean.

Author(s):
Birkeland, Janis
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
10.5 x 8 x 1in
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1853838977
ISBN-13:
9781853838972
Number of pages:
274
Publisher:
Earthscan

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