The Philosophy of Sustainable Design

The Philosophy of Sustainable Design

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As the concept of responsible building takes root, green architecture is becoming mainstream. In 'The Philosophy of Sustainable Design', Jason McLennan outlines the major ideas and issues that have emergend in the growing movement of green architecture and sustainable design over the last 30 years.A classic example of this is the Pruitt Igoe housing development in St. Louis that was once awarded many design awards in the sixties as a shining example of modernism. It proved to be a horrible place to live, made worse by the economic anbsp;...

Title:The Philosophy of Sustainable Design
Author:Jason F. McLennan
Publisher:Ecotone Publishing - 2004


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