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...This paper seeks to contribute to the discussion of values that design activity could begin to realize in the coming years. It takes as its inspiration and starting point the article “Design, Environment and Social Quality: From...

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...LEED refers to the practice of building sustainably. Established in March 2000 by the United States Green Building Institute (USGBC), LEED is a third-party building certification system that recognizes building constructs that satisfy...

Smart Materials

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Smart materials are designed with properties capable of sensing and/or reacting in a calculated manner to environmental stimuli. They are often elastic, maintaining the ability to return to original state once stimulus is removed. The broad...

Chapman, Jonathan (1974–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...British design theorist and academic, regarded as a key thinker and commentator on sustainable design. As Professor of Sustainable Design at the University of Brighton, he heads the university’s research center, the Inheritable Futures Lab,...

Urban Design

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Since its inception, the definition of urban design has varied as priorities have changed. In the 1950s, Clarence Stein, an architect and an urban planner, defined urban design as the art of relating structures of human settlements to one...

Making Sustainability Up: Design beyond Possibility

The Handbook of Design for Sustainability

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

eBook

...Design in Danger (Weston, 2009, p. 59) The ‘environmental crisis’ is not fundamentally the result of some error in reasoning . . . It is a slow (sometimes not so slow) downward spiral, a reduction in fact...

Developing Theories for Sustainable Design

The Handbook of Design for Sustainability

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

eBook

...Introduction Calculate, conserve, compensate; reduce, reuse, recycle; environment, economy, people: these are some of the now familiar mantras of sustainable design. They are the pithy distillations of efforts to rethink the terms...

Post-Materialism

The Handbook of Design for Sustainability

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

eBook

...Introduction One way of understanding the differences between societies, and the transformations those societies have undergone and may yet undergo, is in terms of the metaphysical premise on which each society rests...

Design and Sustainable Development: Beyond Aesthetic and Functional Qualities

Ethics in Design and Communication : Critical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

eBook

...We live in a time of great concern over human activities and how these activities affect the systems that provide our most basic needs. Indeed, these systems of survival are in danger of collapsing, and in some cases, beyond a point...

Environment/Environmentalism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Environmentalism, although only called as such from the beginning of the twentieth century, has its precedents in a long line of European philosophy and practical experience that dates back to early European colonial expansion. Although...