Despite the growing demand for design strategies to reduce our petroleum use, no one has yet brought together the lessons of the worldas leading post-petroleum designers into a single resource. Post-Petroleum Design brings them together for the first time. Readers will be introduced to the most current, innovative, plastic-and petroleum-free products and projects in industrial design, architecture, transportation, electronics, apparel and more. Post-Petroleum Design explores firsthand the client and consumer motivations behind the demand, and shares the case studies, principles, best practices, risks and opportunities of the worldas leading post-petroleum design experts who are already meeting that demand. It introduces 40 inspiring individuals from across the globe; people like Eben Bayer, the American innovator whose company, Ecovative, is growing houses from mushrooms; Mohammed Bah Abba, whose Zeer Pot is helping families keep produce fresh in the sweltering Nigerian summer without electricity; and the engineers at Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Studios whose Biome car evolves from genetically engineered DNA. Post-Petroleum Design gives design professionals the information they need to research, evaluate, and select materials, technologies and design strategies that meet the growing demand for sustainable design, plastic-free materials and process energy conservation. Designer profiles, studies, statistics and many colour illustrations all highlight the workasome of the best design work to be found anywhere, and showcased here for the first time.... 20a2, 32, 81, 172, 194 ethics 230 Ethletic 138a9, 153, 202 ethylene 32, 49, 51 euro crisis 12 Europe 8, 12, 18, 20, 56; ... 184 food packaging 52, 55, 168, 174, 180a2, 215 Ford Fusion Energi 86, 144 Ford, H. 5, 68 Ford Motor Company 5a6, anbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2015-05-15|