Sustainable Materials, Processes and Production

Sustainable Materials, Processes and Production

by Rob Thompson
     
 

Describes 35 ecologically sound materials and processes
This book is an essential reference for understanding the environmental impact of materials, manufacturing processes, and product life cycles, and is also a guide on how to select and use them in an intelligent way. It includes in-depth analysis of fifteen materials, fourteen processes, and six production

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Describes 35 ecologically sound materials and processes
This book is an essential reference for understanding the environmental impact of materials, manufacturing processes, and product life cycles, and is also a guide on how to select and use them in an intelligent way. It includes in-depth analysis of fifteen materials, fourteen processes, and six production life cycles, supplemented by specially commissioned photographs and diagrams.

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“An essential reference for understanding the environmental impact of materials,
manufacturing processes, and product lifecycles, and . . . also a guide on how to select in an intelligent way.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500290712
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Series:
Manufacturing Guides Series
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
1,210,524
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Rob Thompson is an internationally recognized expert on materials for design. He has helped develop a range of products for global clients, including LG Electronics, Panasonic and Nokia, where he was formerly Principal Designer. He has taught at the Royal College of Art and Central Saint Martins, London.

Martin Thompson has received D&AD, Campaign Press, One Show and British Lion awards for his advertising photography. He has worked on major campaigns, including Volvo, Sainsbury’s, Volkswagen, Toyota, Sharwoods and Chivas Regal.

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