Designed for the Future: 80 Practical Ideas for a Sustainable World

Designed for the Future: 80 Practical Ideas for a Sustainable World

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Designed for the Future: 80 Practical Ideas for a Sustainable World by Jared Green

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.

Featuring an international roster of leading design thinkers including:

• Biomimicry pioneer Janine Benyus
• Curator Barry Bergdoll
• Educator and author Alan Berger
• Environmentalist and author Lester Brown
• Architect Rick Cook
• Urban Planner Paul Farmer
• Critic Christopher Hume
• Architect Bjarke Ingels
• Landscape designer Mia Lehrer
• Architect Rob Rogers
• Critic Inga Saffron
• Artist Janet Echelman
• Environmentalist Jemma Green

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616893002
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date: 04/21/2015
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 786,426
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jared Green writes about cities and design for numerous publications. He is Senior Communications Manager, American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and is editor of the organization's blog The Dirt.

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