Designed for the Future

Designed for the Future

80 Practical Ideas for A Sustainable World

Book - 2015
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InDesigned for the Future, author Jared Green asks eighty of today's most innovative architects, urban planners, landscape architects, journalists, artists, and environmental leaders the same question: what gives you the hope that a sustainable future is possible? Their imaginative answers--covering everything from the cooling strategies employed at Cambodia's ancient temple city of Angkor Wat to the use of cutting-edge eco-friendly mushroom board as a replacement for Styrofoam--show the way to our futuresuccess on earth and begin a much-needed dialogue about what we can realistically accomplish in the decades ahead.

Featuring an international roster of leading design thinkers including:

* Biomimicry pioneer Janine Benyus
* Curator Barry Bergdoll
* Educator and author Alan Berger
* Environmentalist and author Lester Brown
* Architect Rick Cook
* Urban Planner Paul Farmer
* Critic Christopher Hume
* Architect Bjarke Ingels
* Landscape designer Mia Lehrer
* Architect Rob Rogers
* Critic Inga Saffron
* Artist Janet Echelman
* Environmentalist Jemma Green
Publisher: New York, New York :, Princeton Architectural Press,, 2015, ©2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781616893002
Branch Call Number: 745. 4012 DES
Characteristics: 175 pages : colour illustrations ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Green, Jared 1975-- Editor


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