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Connectedness: An Incomplete Encyclopedia of the Anthropocene Cover Image
By Greta Thunberg, Marianne Krogh (Editor), Greta Thunberg (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
ISBN: 9788793604865
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Published: Strandberg Publishing - September 15th, 2020

Surveying humanity's impact on the planet, with contributions from Donna Haraway, Bill McKibben, Greta Thunberg, Bruno Latour, Alice Waters and others

This timely book, in the form of an encyclopedia, considers the totality of issues surrounding the Anthropocene, that geologic era characterized by humanity's vast impact on the Earth.

The Rare Metals War: The Dark Side of Clean Energy and Digital Technologies Cover Image
ISBN: 9781950354313
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Published: Scribe Us - October 6th, 2020

Is the shift to renewable energy and digital devices going to free us from severe pollution, material shortages, and military tensions?

Design with Love: At Home in America Cover Image
By Katie Swenson, Harry Connolly (Photographer)
ISBN: 9780764359934
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Published: Schiffer Publishing - September 28th, 2020

Over the last 20 years, the Enterprise Rose Fellows--a program of Enterprise Community Partners--have gained a deep understanding of the conditions that cause housing insecurity, poverty, and injustice by embedding themselves in the communities where they work.

From Now on Cover Image
By Guy Hollaway (Text by (Art/Photo Books)), Dave Waddell (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
ISBN: 9781911339403
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Published: Artifice Press - January 26th, 2021

Hollaway is an architectural and interior design practice that embraces the past, the present, and the future and places people and feeling at the core of its architecture philosophy.

Refashioning Concrete: Material, Design and Creation by Bentu Cover Image
By Xu Gang
ISBN: 9781788840804
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Published: Acc Art Books - October 21st, 2020

- An insight into the Chinese designer Xu Gang and the earth-conscious, innovative design brand he helped found, Bentu- Explores the company's contemporary design aesthetic alongside their emphasis on sustainability and reuse of materialsBentu is an award-winning, cutting-edge Chinese design company founded in 2011.

Projective Ecologies: Ecology, Research, and Design in the Climate Age Cover Image
By Chris Reed (Editor), Nina-Marie Lister (Editor)
ISBN: 9781948765541
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Published: Actar - July 28th, 2020

The past two decades have witnessed a resurgence of ecological ideas and ecological thinking in discussions of urbanism, society, culture, and design.

Beautiful China: Reflections on Landscape Architecture in Contemporary China Cover Image
By Richard J. Weller (Editor), Tatum L. Hands (Editor)
ISBN: 9781943532810
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Published: Oro Editions - February 16th, 2021

Beautiful China is the title of the Chinese government's broad policy to ensure the traditions and esthetics of Chinese culture not only survive as heritage but apply to contemporary society and to the future.

Houston Genetic City Cover Image
By Peter Zweig (Editor), Matthew Johnson (Editor), Jason Logan (Editor)
ISBN: 9781948765244
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Published: Actar - November 24th, 2020

Houston Genetic City offers a vision for a future Houston as a global city, beyond its current petro-economy, its laissez-faire land speculation, and its notorious sprawl.

Building Reuse: Sustainability, Preservation, and the Value of Design (Sustainable Design Solutions from the Pacific Northwest) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780295748078
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Published: University of Washington Press - August 1st, 2020

The construction and operation of buildings is responsible for 41 percent of all primary energy use and 48 percent of all carbon emissions, and the impact of the demolition and removal of an older building can greatly diminish the advantages of adding green technologies to new construction.

Shipping Container Homes Cover Image
ISBN: 9781922482068
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Published: Blue Chip Publishing - August 4th, 2020

Shipping Container Homes is a complete guide to what container homes are. It describes how they work and the cost that they imply as well as outlines the usual mistakes people make when buying and building shipping container homes and how to avoid these pitfalls.

Wasted: When Trash Becomes Treasure Cover Image
ISBN: 9789493039384
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Published: Ludion Publishers - October 26th, 2020

- This book touches some hot topics: sustainability, climate change and the circular economy and explores how design relates to these issues- Beautifully illustrated with colorful and inspiring images and behind-the-scenes shots of the design processWe live in the age of the Anthropocene: human activity is the dominant force affecting the climate and man-made and organic materials are becoming irr

Snowbound: Dwelling in Winter Cover Image
ISBN: 9781616898670
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Published: Princeton Architectural Press - October 20th, 2020

From the ski slopes of Utah to the frigid tundra of northwestern Russia, Snowbound celebrates contemporary design in cold climates with a focus on sustainability.

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