Designers, Visionaries and Other Stories unpacks the complex and crucial debates surrounding sustainable design to deliver a compelling manifesto for change, at a time of looming ecological crisis, mounting environmental legislation and limited sustainable design progress.This is a book about sustainable design, by the leading sustainable design thinkers, for creative practitioners of all disciplines'professionals, students and academics. This challenging book provides the reader with a rich resource of future visions, critical propositions, creative ideas and design strategies for working towards a sustainable tomorrow, today.Designers, Visionaries and Other Stories boldly presents alternative understandings of sustainable design, to curate a challenging, sometimes uncomfortable and always provocative, collection of essays by some of the world?'s leading sustainable design thinkers. The result is an authoritative anthology that reinvigorates the culture of critique that in previous years has empowered design with the qualities of social, environmental and economic revolution.
In clear, easy-to-grasp language, the author covers many of the topics that you will need to know in order to win your dream job and be the first in line for a promotion.
There are countless things around us, and all of them were created by someone or a group of people. Every moment of our lives we are standing or sitting on something that was designed. If we can look at these things and recognize there is a designer and they didn't come about by chance, so we have got to see it in ourselves and the world around us.