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Explorations in theory and practice

Author: Stuart Walker
Publisher: London : Earthscan Ltd : [distributor] Macmillan Distribution (MDL), 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Offers a design-centred approach that explores both the meaning and practice of sustainable design. This book explores the design process in the context of sustainability, and challenges conventional ways of defining, designing and producing functional objects. It discusses the personal design process, tacit knowledge, and ephemeral design.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Walker
ISBN: 9781844073535 184407353X
OCLC Number: 852003636
Notes: Introduction * Rethinking Material Culture * Sustainable Development in Context * Design Process and Sustainable Development * Enduring Artefacts and Sustainable Solutions * Reassessing 'Good' Design * Design, Sustainability and the Human Spirit * Fashion and Sustainability * The Application of Theory * Tacit Knowledge in Design * Reframing Design for Sustainability * Time and Design * Creating Objects in a Saturated Culture * Ephemeral Objects for Sustainability * Intellectual and Aesthetic Understandings of Design * Bibliography * Index.
Description: 256 pages : figures, photograph, . ; 23 x 16 x 1 cm
Contents: Introduction * Rethinking Material Culture * Sustainable Development in Context * Design Process and Sustainable Development * Enduring Artefacts and Sustainable Solutions * Reassessing 'Good' Design * Design, Sustainability and the Human Spirit * Fashion and Sustainability * The Application of Theory * Tacit Knowledge in Design * Reframing Design for Sustainability * Time and Design * Creating Objects in a Saturated Culture * Ephemeral Objects for Sustainability * Intellectual and Aesthetic Understandings of Design * Bibliography * Index
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