Designers Visionaries and Other Stories

This is a book about sustainable design, by the leading sustainable design thinkers, for creative practitioners, professionals, students and academics.

Designers  Visionaries and Other Stories

Designers, Visionaries and Other Stories unpacks the complex and crucial debates surrounding sustainable design to deliver a compelling manifesto for change, at a time of looming ecological crisis, mounting environmental legislation and limited progress. This is a book about sustainable design, by the leading sustainable design thinkers, for creative practitioners, professionals, students and academics. This challenging work provides the reader with a rich resource of future visions, critical propositions, creative ideas and design strategies for working towards a sustainable tomorrow, today.The authors boldly present alternative understandings of sustainable design, to curate a challenging, sometimes uncomfortable and always provocative, collection of essays by some of the world�s leading sustainable design thinkers. The result is an impacting and polemical anthology that reinvigorates the culture of critique that, in previous years, has empowered design with the qualities of social, environmental and economic revolution.

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Designers, Visionaries and Other Stories
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Jonathan Chapman
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Earthscan

Designers, Visionaries and Other Stories unpacks the complex and crucial debates surrounding sustainable design to deliver a compelling manifesto for change, at a time of looming ecological crisis, mounting environmental legislation and limited progress. This is a book about sustainable design, by the leading sustainable design thinkers, for creative practitioners,
Designers, Visionaries and Other Stories
Language: en
Pages: 154
Authors: Jonathan Chapman, Nick Gant
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Routledge

Designers, Visionaries and Other Stories unpacks the complex and crucial debates surrounding sustainable design to deliver a compelling manifesto for change, at a time of looming ecological crisis, mounting environmental legislation and limited progress. This is a book about sustainable design, by the leading sustainable design thinkers, for creative practitioners,
Art and Design
Language: en
Pages: 233
Authors: Peter Stupples, Jane Venis
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-23 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

This book is a selection of essays covering aspects of the history, and contemporary understanding of the fields of art and design and their inter-percolation. Making things has always involved skill and thought. Thought is given to their creation so they are fit for purpose. Where the purpose is aesthetic
Teaching Education for Sustainable Development at University Level
Language: en
Pages: 355
Authors: Walter Leal Filho, Paul Pace
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-31 - Publisher: Springer

This book introduces readers to the latest research and findings from projects focusing on teaching education for sustainable development at universities. In particular, it describes practical experiences, outline courses, training schemes and other initiatives aimed at promoting better teaching on matters related to sustainable development at institutions of higher education.
An Introduction to Sustainability and Aesthetics
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: Christopher Crouch
Categories: Aesthetics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-22 - Publisher: Universal-Publishers

This book introduces the idea of sustainability and its aesthetic dimension, suggesting that the role of the aesthetic is an active one in developing an ecologically, economically and culturally healthy society. With an introduction by Christopher Crouch and an afterword by John Thackara, the book gathers together a range of