Post-Petroleum Design

Post-Petroleum Design

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Despite the growing demand for design strategies to reduce our petroleum use, no one has yet brought together the lessons of the worlda€™s 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 worlda€™s 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 worka€”some of the best design work to be found anywhere, and showcased here for the first time.... 20a€“2, 32, 81, 172, 194 ethics 230 Ethletic 138a€“9, 153, 202 ethylene 32, 49, 51 euro crisis 12 Europe 8, 12, 18, 20, 56; ... 184 food packaging 52, 55, 168, 174, 180a€“2, 215 Ford Fusion Energi 86, 144 Ford, H. 5, 68 Ford Motor Company 5a€“6, anbsp;...

Title:Post-Petroleum Design
Author:George Elvin
Publisher:Routledge - 2015-05-15


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