Design Like You Give a Damn [2]

Design Like You Give a Damn [2]

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Design Like You Give a Damn [2] is the indispensable handbook for anyone committed to building a more sustainable future. Following the success of their first book, Architecture for Humanity brings readers the next edition, with more than 100 projects from around the world. Packed with practical and ingenious design solutions, this book addresses the need for basic shelter, housing, education, health care, clean water, and renewable energy. One-on-one interviews and provocative case studies demonstrate how innovative design is reimagining community and uplifting lives. From building-material innovations such as smog-eating concrete to innovative public policy that is repainting Brazila€™s urban slums, Design Like You Give a Damn [2] serves as a how-to guide for anyone seeking to build change from the ground up. Praise for Design Like You Give a Damn [2]: a€œThe resourcefulness of the projects in the book is inspiring, its information practical (see Stohra€™s chapter on financing sustainable community development) and its numerous factoids sobering.a€ a€”TMagazine.blogs.NYTimes.comUsing locally harvested bamboo, the Butterfly Houses consist of six structures, each accommodating six children. a€œSmall, sheltered ... Interior spaces double as playrooms, lofted sleeping areas becomejungle gyms, and floor space is open for games or impromptu lessons. Siblings are ... first Butterfly House. Photo: Andreas Gjertsen/TYIN Tegnestue MIDDLE Workers installing metal roofing on the house.

Title:Design Like You Give a Damn [2]
Author: Architecture for Humanity
Publisher:Abrams - 2012-07-01

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