Permaculture in Ecovillages, Urban Farms, and Communities Worldwide
Edited by Juliana Birnbaum and Louis Fox, Designed by Erika Rand, Foreword by Paul Hawken
Urban gardeners. Native seed-saving collectives. Ecovillage developments. What is the connection between these seemingly disparate groups? The ecological design system of permaculture is the common thread that weaves them into a powerful, potentially revolutionary—or reevolutionary—movement.
Permaculture is a philosophy based on common ethics of sustainable cultures throughout history that have designed...
Creative Sustainable Designs for the Twenty-First Century
Written by Marcus Fairs
In this timely book, author Marcus Fairs helps readers understand the shift of green design from marginal to mainstream by featuring products and buildings that address immediate concerns about global warming and environmental degradation. Through vast architectural projects to modest one-off pieces of salvaged furniture, the book shows how the design...
Ecofriendly Innovations Inspired by Nature
Written by Alan Marshall
In Wild Design, environmental designer and scientist Alan Marshall presents a manifesto on nature-inspired designs, including visionary concepts as well as exhibits of actual products, landscapes, and artwork from around the world. With elegant photographs and drawings, the book incorporates the ethos of sustainability by documenting many of the results of...