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eco-design handbook

a complete sourcebook for the home and office

by Alastair Fuad-Luke

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Published by Thames & Hudson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Design, Industrial -- Environmental aspects -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 342-344) and index.

    StatementAlastair Fuad-Luke.
    GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS171.4 .F83 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3370000M
    ISBN 100500283435
    LC Control Number2004445542
    OCLC/WorldCa48753824

    He is the editor-in-chief of the Textiles and Clothing Sustainability journal, an open-access journal. Some pieces are prototypes, some have already become classics; others have been discovered from far-away or unexpected places or difficult-to-find one-person studios. This is design as a political and social act, design to enable adaptive societal capacity for co-futuring. Co-Design The last section of the book deals with co-design, a form of participatory design.

    Global examples are offered for processes such as wastewater treatment, biofuels, restaurant operations, and even paper production. The last chapter eco-design handbook book into detail about how to design for a better future: bio-local and bio-regional, eco-efficiency, regeneration and renewal, and why we need MootSpaces, so that decisions on what, where and how to design are made in more democratically inspired ways. Individuals such as practitioners, scientists, industrialists, and students can build upon this comprehensive foundation for the study and control of carbon footprints. Summing Up: Recommended.

    Reviews "The three major sections of this book focus on methodology, theoretical frameworks, and case studies. The participatory discussions also emphasize, more than other elements, the strangely apolitical nature of the book. A vast and complex topic, sustainability in apparel production has many faces and facets. Scoping the Territory: Design, Activism and Sustainability 2.


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eco-design handbook by Alastair Fuad-Luke Download PDF Ebook

This activism has a dual aim - to make positive impacts towards more sustainable ways of living and working; and to challenge and reinvigorate design praxis. Design activism has already started, with many new organisations focusing on social design, slow design, architecture etc.

With contributions from an international panel of experts, this book unites all the elements, including very minute details, and supports them with detailed and interesting case studies.

Book Review: Design Activism by Alastair Fuad

In many ways, it feels to me as eco-design handbook book this second section deserved to be longer, or to be its own book. He is acting as an editor, editorial board member and reviewer for many international peer-reviewed journals of textiles and environmental science disciplines.

Diagramming the terrain In the sense of diagramming design activist terrain, Fuad Luke has produced a very good initial reference from which to explore many dimensions of design activism.

This handbook is highly recommended for academic libraries, the libraries of fashion schools, and business libraries.

The Eco Design Handbook: A Complete Sourcebook For The Home And Office

Ecodesign provides designers with a comprehensive set of strategies for approaching ecological design and planning combined with in-depth analysis and research material not found eco-design handbook book.

Reviews "The three major sections of this book focus on methodology, theoretical frameworks, and case studies. Fast changing situations, globally and locally, are key issues, so the designers need to eco-design handbook book the bigger picture, which is very eco-design handbook book explained in chapter three.

Hourani, Lavinia Marie A. The eco-design handbook book offers many frameworks for thinking about activism. They are also challenging who can utilise the power eco-design handbook book the design process.

Pector, Klarenz A. The book addresses several material flows, including iron, steel, aluminum and other metals, pulp and paper, plastics, glass, construction materials, industrial by-products, and more. Share this Title. Scoping the Territory: Design, Activism and Sustainability 2.

The discussion then turns to sustainability eco-design handbook book consumption behavior of the apparel industry and the assessment of sustainability aspects and parameters. Individuals such as practitioners, scientists, industrialists, and students can build upon this comprehensive foundation for the study and control of carbon footprints.

Co-Design The last section of the book deals with co-design, a form of participatory design. Global examples are offered for processes such as wastewater treatment, biofuels, restaurant operations, and even paper production.

Reviews Summary Thorough and detailed, The Carbon Footprint Handbook encompasses all areas of carbon footprint, including the scientific elements, methodological and technological aspects, standards, industrial case studies, and communication of carbon footprint results.

He argues forcefully that this can only be achieved by adopting the environmentalist's view that, aesthetics apart, regards our environment simply as an assembly of materials mostly transported over long eco-design handbook bookthat are transciently concentrated on to a single locality and used for living, working and leisure whose footprints affect that locality's ecology and whose eventual disposal has to be accommodated somewhere in the biosphere.

At times the reader wonders how to make sense of them, or which of them might fit together into a coherent, bigger picture.

He was an outstanding student throughout his studies and bagged numerous awards and medals including many gold medals in his study period.

Design Activism reveals the power of design for positive social and environmental change, design with a central activist role in the sustainability challenge.

Ken Yeang reconstructs and revisions how and why our current design approach and perception of architecture must radically change if we are to ensure a sustainable future.

The introduction puts forward the history of green design and the latest eco-design strategies, and addresses the search for international standards.

For me this section of the book leaves us with a provocative question about whether and how it may be appropriate to view activism, such as co-design processes, as a tool of design rather than positioning design as a tool of activism. A complete sourcebook of beautifully designed, ecologically sensitive and consumer-friendly objects for everyday use at home and in the office Share Next The Department Store Overview The Eco-Design Handbook is the most comprehensive publication to catalogue and represent the vast array of ingenious green products available to the consumer.

And these are just a few of the many frameworks that appear on the pages of the book to explain not only the design and the design activist situation, but also to explain some of the causes or issues themselves, such as climate stability, ecological capacity, and over-consumption versus under-consumption.

Sections are devoted to detailed illustrated descriptions of furniture and objects for domestic living and for the office or work, another section is a catalogue of eco-materials, and there is a vast reference resource, including detailed listings of manufacturers, design studios and green organizations; a checklist of eco-design strategies; further reading; and a glossary of useful terms and concepts.

Lower-division undergraduates through practitioners and professionals.Xianlai Zeng, Jinhui Li, in Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Handbook (Second Edition), Eco-design for environment. Eco-design is not widely practiced by Chinese EEE producers. Only a few of the large EEP producers participate in e-waste recycling in China; most producers simply pay the required fees and have no concern about whether their products are easily.

Mar 16,  · book review: Design Activism — Beautiful Strangeness for a Sustainable World Posted on March 16, by Ann Thorpe • 2 Comments Alastair Fuad-Luke is a colleague of mine here in the UK and we sometimes end up speaking together or following in each other’s footsteps in.

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