The Nature of Design: Ecology, Culture, and Human Intention / Edition 1

The Nature of Design: Ecology, Culture, and Human Intention / Edition 1

by David W. Orr
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195173686

ISBN-13: 9780195173680

Pub. Date: 06/01/2004

Publisher: Oxford University Press

The environmental movement has often been accused of being overly negative--trying to stop "progress." The Nature of Design, on the other hand, is about starting things, specifically an ecological design revolution that changes how we provide food, shelter, energy, materials, and livelihood, and how we deal with waste.  See more details below

Overview

The environmental movement has often been accused of being overly negative--trying to stop "progress." The Nature of Design, on the other hand, is about starting things, specifically an ecological design revolution that changes how we provide food, shelter, energy, materials, and livelihood, and how we deal with waste.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195173680
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
06/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

I. The Problem of Ecological Design
1. Introduction: The Design of Culture and the Culture of Design
2. Human Ecology as a Problem of Ecological Design
II. Pathologies and Barriers
3. Slow Knowledge
4. Speed
5. Verbicide
6. Technological Fundamentalism
7. Ideasclerosis
8. Ideasclerosis, Continued
III. The Politics of Design
9. None So Blind: The Problem of Ecological Denial (with David Ehrenfeld)
10. Twine in the Baler
11. Conservation and Conservatism
12. The Politics Worthy of the Name
13. The Limits of Nature and the Educational Nature of Limits
IV. Design as Pedagogy
14. Architecture and Education
15. The Architecture of Science
16. 2020: A Proposal
17. Education, Careers, and Callings
18. A Higher Order of Heroism
V. Charity, Wildness, and Children
19. The Ecology of Giving and Consuming
20. The Great Wilderness Debate, Again
21. Loving Children: The Political Economy of Design
Bibliography
Index

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