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The nature of design : ecology, culture, and human intention

Author: David W Orr
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ecological design is an emerging field that aims to recalibrate what humans do in the world according to how the world works as a biophysical system. This work is about starting things: an ecological  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David W Orr
OCLC Number: 839803128
Notes: El. reprodukcija.
Description: x, 237 str
Contents: THE PROBLEM OF ECOLOGICAL DESIGN; 1. Introduction: The Design of Culture and the Culture of Design; 2. Human Ecology as a Problem of Ecological Design; PATHOLOGIES AND BARRIERS; 3. Slow knowledge; 4. Speed; 5. Verbicide; 6. Technological Fundamentalism; 7. Ideasclerosis; 8. Ideasclerosis ... continued; THE POLITICS OF DESIGN; 9. None So Blind: The Problem of Ecological Denial (with David Ehrenfeld); 10. Twine in the Baler; 11. Conservation and Conservatism; 12. The Politics of Design; 13. The Limits of Nature and the Educational Nature of Limits; DESIGN AS PEDAGOGY; 14. Architecture and Education; 15. The Architecture of Science; 16. 2020: A Proposal; 17. Education, Careers, Callings; 18. A Higher Order of Heroism; CHARITY, WILDNESS, AND CHILDREN; 19. The Ecology of Giving and Consuming; 20. The Great Wilderness Debate ... Again; 21. Loving Children: The Political Economy of Design
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