Designed for the Future

Designed for the Future

80 Practical Ideas for A Sustainable World

Book - 2015
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In Designed 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 future success on earth and begin a much-needed dialogue about what we can realistically accomplish in the decades ahead.Features an international roster of leading design thinkers including:Biomimicry pioneer Janine BenyusCurator Barry BergdollEducator and author Alan BergerEnvironmentalist and author Lester BrownArchitect Rick CookUrban Planner Paul FarmerCritic Christopher HumeArchitect Bjarke IngelsLandscape designer Mia LehrerArchitect Rob RogersCritic Inga SaffronArtist Janet EchelmanEnvironmentalist 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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