ISBN: 9781616893002

Publication date: 14 Apr 2015

Author: Jared Green

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.
Features 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