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The Philosophy of Sustainable Design

The Philosophy of Sustainable Design

By Jason F. McLennan

Starting point for anyone involved in the building industry on a journey to learn how they can build more responsibly!

Price: $28.00
ISBN: 9780974903309
Product Code: 0974903302
Year: 2004
Binding: Hardcover     Page Count: 350
Publisher: Ecotone Publishing


In The Philosophy of Sustainable Design, Jason F. McLennan outlines the major ideas and issues that have emerged in the growing movement of green architecture and sustainable design over the last thirty years.

This book is intended as a starting point for anyone involved in the building industry on a journey to learn how they can build more responsibly. The book is rooted in practical knowledge but rather than being a "how to" book, it asks individuals tounderstand how the philosophy of sustainable design can affect their own work.

Part Sustainable Design 101 and part manifesto, this book lays the groundwork and philosophical basis for more technical study. McLennan relies on his extensive experience with sustainable design having consulted to dozens of projects and design teams all over the country.

Tapping into the work of many pioneers and green design philosophers, McLennan clearly presents a framework for people to understand Sustainable Design and how ultimately it will become the future of architecture and design.