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Design is the problem : the future of design must be sustainable

Author: Nathan Shedroff; L Hunter Lovins
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Rosenfeld Media, 2009.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Shedroff; L Hunter Lovins
ISBN: 1933820004 9781933820002
OCLC Number: 318571464
Description: xxvii, 319 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: How to use this book --
Who should read this book? --
What's in this book? What comes with this book? --
Why a book and not just a PDF? --
Frequently asked questions --
Foreword --
Chapter 1. What is sustainability? --
What is a system perspective? --
Diversity and resiliency --
Centralization and decentralization --
Cooperation and competition --
Ecological vitality --
Financial vitality --
An ecosystem of stakeholders --
A careful balance --
Chapter 2. How is sustainability measured? --
You get what you measure --
Social measures --
Environmental measures --
Financial measures --
Putting it all together --
A better way? --
Chapter 3. What are the approaches to sustainability? --
Natural capitalism --
Cradle to cradle --
Biomimicry --
Life cycle analysis --
Social return on investment --
The Natural Step --
Total Beauty --
Sustainability helix --
Other frameworks --
Putting them all together --
Section 1. Reduce --
Chapter 4. Design for use --
Usability --
Simplicity versus clarity --
Accessibility --
Meaning --
Chapter 5. Dematerialization --
Design for efficiency --
Less really is more --
Vampire power --
Chapter 6. Substitution --
Detoxification --
PVC as a toxin --
Chapter 7. Localization --
The power of local --
Is buying local really the best? --
Chapter 8. Transmaterialization --
The metamorphosis of transmaterialization --
Turning a service into a product --
What is a service? --
Chapter 9. Informationalization --
Sending the recipe --
Taking the recipe concept even further --
Section 2. Reuse --
Chapter 10. Design for durability --
Planned obsolescence-the downfall of durability --
How to design products for sustainability --
Design for reuse --
Two types of reuse --
Think long-term use --
Section 3. Recycle --
Chapter 12. Design for disassembly --
Disassembly, step by step --
Chapter 13. Close the loop --
Create Take-back programs --
River and lake economies --
Industrial estates ---
Chapter 14. Design for effectiveness --
Extrapolate into the future --
Section 4. Restore --
Chapter 15. Design for systems --
Leverage points for intervention --
Work from inside out --
A note about caution --
Section 5. Process --
Chapter 16. Innovating solutions --
The strategic innovation process --
The strategy phase --
The development process --
Chapter 17. Measuring results --
Global reporting framework --
Balanced scorecard --
Other ratings and metrics --
Label types --
Reveal rating system --
Chapter 18. Declaring results --
LOHAS --
Green gauge --
Conscious consumers --
Cultural creatives --
What is marketing? --
What to say (and not) --Chapter 19. Conclusion --
Appendix A. Super summary and checklists --
Basic checklist --
Detailed checklist --
Appendix B. Resources.
Responsibility: Nathan Shedroff ; [foreword by Hunter Lovins].
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