The Green Imperative: Natural Design for the Real World

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Thames and Hudson, 1995 - Design - 256 pages
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This work asserts the belief that the power of design can influence a more responsible approach to our threatened environment. It shows how everyone, from those at the forefront of design to the consumers, can contribute to the well-being of the planet through an awareness of design and technology. The book explores a more spiritually-satisfying approach to design - designing for need, not greed. It also includes examples from all areas of design, from packaging and product design to large-scale architecture. Practical advice and checklists for the consumer on selecting and buying, using and re-using is also featured.

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Review: The Green Imperative: Ecology and Ethics in Design and Architecture

User Review  - William - Goodreads

Great design and architecture. Read full review

Review: The Green Imperative: Ecology and Ethics in Design and Architecture

User Review  - Derek - Goodreads

A good book on the need to change the way we design the entire spectrum of human artifacts, from buildings to automobiles to snackbars. Papanek discusses how product design should go far beyond ... Read full review

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