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Description - The Designer's Atlas of Sustainability by Ann Thorpe

Explores the basic principles, concepts, and practice of sustainable design in a visually sophisticated and engaging style. The book tackles not only the ecological aspects of sustainable design-designers' choice of materials and manufacturing processes have a tremendous impact on the natural world-but also the economic and cultural elements involved.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781597261005
ISBN-10: 1597261009
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 204mm x mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Island Press
Publisher: Island Press
Publish Date: 15-May-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ann Thorpe

Ann Thorpe is a senior lecturer in design at the Surrey Institute of Art and Design. She was the founding editor and publisher of On the Ground: Multimedia Journal on Community, Design and Environment and has lectured widely on designing sustainable products and landscapes. She lives in London, England.