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Title Designers, visionaries and other stories : a collection of sustainable design essays / edited by Jonathan Chapman and Nick Gant
Published London ; Sterling, Va. : Earthscan, 2007


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Description xviii, 154 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Introduction / Jonathan Chapman and Nick Gant -- Ch. 2. Re-defining the purpose of (sustainable) design : enter the design enablers, catalysts in co-design / Alastair Fuad-Luke -- Ch. 3. Design redux / Stuart Walker -- Ch. 4. The scenario of a multi-local society : creative communities, active networks and enabling solutions / Ezio Manzini -- Ch. 5. Relative abundance : Fuller's discovery that the glass is always half full / John Wood -- Ch. 6. Clothes that connect / Kate Fletcher -- Ch. 7. (In)conclusion / Jonathan Chapman and Nick Cant
Summary "Designers, Visionaries and Other Stories unpacks the complex and crucial debates surrounding sustainable design to deliver a compelling manifesto for change, at a time of looming ecological crisis, mounting environmental legislation and limited progress. This is a book about sustainable design, by the leading sustainable design thinkers, for creative practitioners, professionals, students and academics. This challenging work provides the reader with a rich resource of future visions, critical propositions, creative ideas and design strategies for working towards a sustainable tomorrow, today."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sustainable design.
Author Chapman, Jonathan, 1974-
Gant, Nick.
LC no. 2007009558
ISBN 1844074137 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9781844074136 (hbk. : alk. paper)
1844074129 (paperback: alk. paper)
9781844074129 (paperback: alk. paper)
Other Titles Designers, visionaries, + other stories
Designers, visionaries, plus other stories