Designed for the Future (Paperback)

80 Practical Ideas for a Sustainable World

By Jared Green (Editor)

Princeton Architectural Press, 9781616893002, 176pp.

Publication Date: April 21, 2015

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In Designed for the Future, author Jared Green asks eighty of today's most innovative architects, urban planners, landscape architects, journalists, artists, and environmental leaders the same question: what gives you the hope that a sustainable future is possible? Their imaginative answers covering everything from the cooling strategies employed at Cambodia's ancient temple city of Angkor Wat to the use of cutting-edge eco-friendly mushroom board as a replacement for Styrofoam show the way to our future success on earth and begin a much-needed dialogue about what we can realistically accomplish in the decades ahead.
Featuring an international roster of leading design thinkers including:
Biomimicry pioneer Janine Benyus
Curator Barry Bergdoll
Educator and author Alan Berger
Environmentalist and author Lester Brown
Architect Rick Cook
Urban Planner Paul Farmer
Critic Christopher Hume
Architect Bjarke Ingels
Landscape designer Mia Lehrer
Architect Rob Rogers
Critic Inga Saffron
Artist Janet Echelman
Environmentalist Jemma Green.

About the Author

Jared Green writes about cities and design for numerous publications. He is Senior Communications Manager, American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) and is editor of the organization's blog The Dirt.