Sustainable Design Basics


  • Author: Sharon B. Jaffe, Rob Fleming, Mark Karlen & Saglinda H. Roberts
  • Release Date : 2020-03-19
  • Genre: Art & Architecture
  • File Size: 1079989670 Bytes


An accessible, climate-diverse guide that transforms readers from sustainable design novices to whole-solution problem solvers.Sustainable Design Basics is a student-friendly introduction to a holistic and integral view of sustainable design. Comprehensive in scope, this textbook presents basic technical information, sustainability strategies, and a practical, step-by-step approach for sustainable building projects. Clear and relatable chapters illustrate how to identify the factors that reduce energy use, solve specific sustainable design problems, develop holistic design solutions, and address the social and cultural aspects of sustainable design. Requiring no prior knowledge of the subject, the text’s easy-to-follow methodology leads readers thr...

A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion


  • Author: Alison Gwilt
  • Release Date : 2020-07-09
  • Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
  • File Size: 70644067 Bytes


Packed with examples from groundbreaking designers such as Vivienne Westwood, Stella McCartney, Edun and People Tree, A Practical Guide to Sustainable Fashion is a much-needed overview of current models of fashion design and production. Alison Gwilt introduces the key issues associated with the production, use and disposal of fashion clothing and gives step-by-step guidance on how to identify and evaluate the potential impacts of a garment during the design process. With innovative examples of best practice from international designers and brands, the chapters follow each key stage in the life cycle of a fashion garment and explores approaches such as low-impact textiles techniques, mono-materiality, zero waste techniques, upcycling, repair and main...