Design for Environmental Sustainability (2008 ed.)

Design for Environmental Sustainability (2008 ed.)

By: Carlo Vezzoli (author), Ezio Manzini (author)Hardback

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Description

This volume is a technical and operative contribution to the United Nations "Decade on Education for Sustainable Development" (2005-2014), aiding the development of a new generation of designers, responsible and able in the task of designing environmentally sustainable products. The book provides a comprehensive framework and a practical tool to support the design process. This is an important text for those interested in the product development processes.

Contents

Sustainability and Discontinuity Products, Contexts and Capacities A Social Learning Process Life Cycle Design Minimising Resource Consumption Select Low Impact Resources and Processes Product Lifetime Optimisation Extending the Lifespan of Materials Facilitating Disassembly System Design for Eco-efficiency Environmental Complexity and Design Activity Estimating Environmental Impact of Products: Life Cycle Assessment Environmentally Sustainable Design-orientated Tools Evolution of Sustainability in Design Research and Practice

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781848001626
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781848001626
  • weight: 1390
  • ISBN10: 1848001622
  • edition: 2008 ed.

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