• Design Activism: Beautiful Strangeness for a Sustainable World book cover

    Design Activism

    Beautiful Strangeness for a Sustainable World, 1st Edition

    By Alastair Fuad-Luke

    Design academics and practitioners are facing a multiplicity of challenges in a dynamic, complex, world moving faster than the current design paradigm which is largely tied to the values and imperatives of commercial enterprise. Current education and practice need to evolve to ensure that the…

    Paperback – 2009-05-28

  • Design Management for Sustainability book cover

    Design Management for Sustainability

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Emmitt

    Building on the special edition Aspects of Design Management (Volume 3:1, 2007), this publication brings together the rapidly developing field of design management with that of environmental sustainability. Eight articles drawn from around the world help to provide some critical insights into the…

    Paperback – 2009-05-19
    Architectural Engineering and Design Management

  • Digital Painting in Photoshop book cover

    Digital Painting in Photoshop

    1st Edition

    By Susan Ruddick Bloom

    Have you ever considered using Photoshop to create fine art?Photoshop is usually used for enhancing photos, but this extremely powerful software package is capable of so much more. Every feature, from brushes to background, can be customised and optimised for artistic effect. With a little guidance…

    Paperback – 2009-02-02

  • Whole System Design: An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Engineering book cover

    Whole System Design

    An Integrated Approach to Sustainable Engineering, 1st Edition

    By Peter Stansinoupolos, Michael H Smith, Karlson Hargroves, Cheryl Desha

    Whole System Design is increasingly being seen as one of the most cost-effective ways to both increase the productivity and reduce the negative environmental impacts of an engineered system. A focus on design is critical, as the output from this stage of the project locks in most of the economic…

    Paperback – 2008-12-19

  • Understanding Architecture Through Drawing book cover

    Understanding Architecture Through Drawing

    2nd Edition

    By Brian Edwards

    This second edition is fully revised and updated and includes new chapters on sustainability, history and archaeology, designing through drawing and drawing in architectural practice. The book introduces design and graphic techniques aimed to help designers increase their understanding of buildings…

    Paperback – 2008-09-05
    Taylor & Francis

  • Positive Development: From Vicious Circles to Virtuous Cycles through Built Environment Design book cover

    Positive Development

    From Vicious Circles to Virtuous Cycles through Built Environment Design, 1st Edition

    By Janis Birkeland

    Janis Birkeland presents the innovative new paradigm of 'Positive Development' in which the built environment provides greater life quality, health, amenity and safety for all without sacrificing resources or money. With a different form of design, development itself can become a 'sustainability…

    Paperback – 2008-08-20

  • Choosing Safety: A Guide to Using Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis in Complex, High-Consequence Systems book cover

    Choosing Safety

    A Guide to Using Probabilistic Risk Assessment and Decision Analysis in Complex, High-Consequence Systems, 1st Edition

    By Michael V. Dr Frank

    The technological age has seen a range of catastrophic and preventable failures, often as a result of decisions that did not appropriately consider safety as a factor in design and engineering. Through more than a dozen practical examples from the author�s experience in nuclear power, aerospace,…

    Paperback – 2008-08-19

  • The Design Culture Reader book cover

    The Design Culture Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ben Highmore

    Design is part of ordinary, everyday life, to be found in every room in every building in the world. While we may tend to think of design in terms of highly desirable objects, this book encourages us to think about design as ubiquitous (from plumbing to television) and as an agent of social change…

    Paperback – 2008-08-08

  • Craft, Space and Interior Design, 1855–2005 book cover

    Craft, Space and Interior Design, 1855–2005

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra Alfoldy, Janice Helland

    Constructed space is defined by its shape, by the materials with which it is enclosed and by the objects that are placed within or decorate its exterior or interior. The interaction of these crafted objects or decorated surfaces with space provides viewers or inhabitants with visual clues about the…

    Hardback – 2008-03-26

  • Design for Sustainability: A Practical Approach book cover

    Design for Sustainability

    A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Tracy Bhamra, Vicky Lofthouse

    Design for Sustainability is a practical approach to design which focuses on the challenges and issues faced by those designing consumer products in the 21st Century. It is written from a design perspective and aimed at both professional and student industrial and product designers, and those…

    Hardback – 2007-12-21
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Design for Inclusivity: A Practical Guide to Accessible, Innovative and User-Centred Design book cover

    Design for Inclusivity

    A Practical Guide to Accessible, Innovative and User-Centred Design, 1st Edition

    By Roger Coleman, John Clarkson, Julia Cassim

    Inclusive design not only ensures that products, services, interfaces and environments are easier to use for those with special needs or limitations, but in doing so also makes them better for everyone. Design for Inclusivity, written by a team that has pioneered inclusive design practice…

    Hardback – 2007-12-21
    Design for Social Responsibility

  • Designing for the 21st Century: Volume I: Interdisciplinary Questions and Insights book cover

    Designing for the 21st Century

    Volume I: Interdisciplinary Questions and Insights, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Inns

    As we become familiar with the 21st century we can see that what we are designing is changing, new technologies support the creation of new forms of product and service, and new pressures on business and society demand the design of solutions to increasingly complex problems, sometimes local, often…

    Hardback – 2007-12-21

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