Design Like You Give a Damn {2}: Building Change from the Ground Up

Design Like You Give a Damn {2}: Building Change from the Ground Up


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"Design Like You Give a Damn 2]" is the indispensable handbook for anyone committed to building a more sustainable future. Following the success of their first book, Architecture for Humanity brings readers the next edition, with more than 100 projects from around the world. Packed with practical and ingenious design solutions, this book addresses the need for basic shelter, housing, education, health care, clean water, and renewable energy. One-on-one interviews and provocative case studies demonstrate how innovative design is reimagining community and uplifting lives. From building-material innovations such as smog-eating concrete to innovative public policy that is repainting Brazil's urban slums, "Design Like You Give a Damn 2]" serves as a how-to guide for anyone seeking to build change from the ground up.
Praise for "Design Like You Give a Damn 2]:
" "The resourcefulness of the projects in the book is inspiring, its information practical (see Stohr's chapter on financing sustainable community development) and its numerous factoids sobering." --TMagazine.blogs.NYTimes.com

Title: Design Like You Give a Damn {2}: Building Change from the Ground Up

Author: Kate Stohr; Cameron Sinclair; Architecture for Humanity [Editor]

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams: 2012-05-01

ISBN/UPC Number: 0810997029

ISBN/UPC Number 13: 9780810997028

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: new

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 9780810997028

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