The Eco-Design Handbook

The Eco-Design Handbook : A Complete Sourcebook for the Home and Office

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This fully updated and revised book remains the most comprehensive publication on the market today to catalogue and represent the vast array of ingenious green products available to the everyday consumer. Scrutinizing every aspect of our designed world, The Eco-Design Handbook offers the most innnovative, ecologically sensitive and consumer friendly products for all areas of the home and office, including environmentally sound materials and building products.Whether you are interested in design or the sustainability of our planet, whether you are building a house or looking for new furniture, whether your office is buying stationery supplies or looking for ergonomic chairs, The Eco-Design Handbook is the definitive resource, invaluable for both the lay consumer and the design professional.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 164 x 209 x 29mm | 742g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Third edition
  • With over 800 colour illustrations
  • 9780500288399
  • 316,047

Table of contents

Objects for Living: * Furniture * Lighting * Appliances * Textiles & Fashion * Children's Products * Transport * Leisure & Recreation Other Domestic Products * Objects for Working: In the Office Transport * Public Spaces * Architecture * Machines * Other Products
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'Essential for anyone who wants to live a green but design-conscious life' - Blueprint 'Packed with useful information ... absolutely fascinating ... one of those essential books that should be on every bookshelf. Highly recommended' - Hot Brands Cool Places 'If you want a helping hand in staying chic and getting green you would do well to pick up a copy of this handbook' - Grafik
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About Alastair Fuad-Luke

Alastair Fuad-Luke is an international sustainable design facilitator,
consultant, educator, writer and activist. He believes that design
thinking and process is critical in the shift towards more sustainable
ways of living and working, and vigorously promotes the eco-design
approach. He is the author of several books on eco-design, eco-travel
and design activism, including The Eco-Travel Handbook, also published
by Thames & Hudson.
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