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The Green Imperative By Victor Papanek

The Green Imperative
by Victor Papanek

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Asserts the belief that the power of design can influence a more responsible approach to our threatened environment. This book 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.
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The Green Imperative: Ecology and Ethics in Design and Architecture by Victor Papanek

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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Table of Contents


The power of design; here today, gone tomorrow?; designing for a safer future; towards the spiritual in design; sensing a dwelling; the biotechnology of communities; the lessons of vernacular architecture; form follows fun; is convenience the enemy?; sharing not buying; generations to come; the best designers in the world; making the future work.

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GOR001703601
The Green Imperative: Ecology and Ethics in Design and Architecture by Victor Papanek
Victor Papanek
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
1995-09-01
256
0500278466
9780500278468
N/A
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