Green design

  • 232 Pages
  • 1.70 MB
  • English
Industrial design, Sustainable design, Environmental aspects, Green pro
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INDUSTRIAL / COMMERCIAL ART & DESIGN. Sustainability has become one of the main key phrases and goals of our time. Environmentally compatible methods of construction and products are hotly sought after especially when they are appealingly designed. The concept of Green Design includes products from completely different areas of living and completely different aspects of environmentally compatible and sustainable design. Green Design, Vol. 1 presents products that are not only green but which also show good design: beautiful and functional objects of day to day life, which are distinguished by certain principals of environmental compatibility. Among them are environmentally compatible raw materials, production and disposal, energy efficient or energy independent use, and fair production.

StatementDorian Lucas
LC ClassificationsTS171.4 .L825 2013
The Physical Object
Pagination232 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27187657M
ISBN 103037681594
ISBN 139783037681596

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