Design Like You Give A Damn

Design Like You Give A Damn

[2], Building Change From the Ground up

Book - 2012
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Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
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]:

<!--StartFragment--> “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



Baker & Taylor
Provides information on successful architecture projects throughout the world for disaster victims, the homeless, and developing areas, with an emphasis on sustainable building, climate change, and related matters.

Baker
& Taylor

With the rise in social demand for recycling programs and sustainable living, this volume documents more than 100 new projects from around the world. It is packed with practical and ingenious design solutions that address the need for basic shelter, housing, education, health care, clean water and renewable energy.

Publisher: New York ; London : Abrams, c2012
ISBN: 9780810997028
0810997029
Characteristics: 334 p. : col. ill., maps ; 22 cm

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