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Design Like You Give a Damn [2] : Building Change from the Ground Up - Architecture for Humanity

Design Like You Give a Damn [2]

Building Change from the Ground Up

Paperback Published: 1st May 2012
ISBN: 9780810997028
Number Of Pages: 336

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Demonstrating the power of design to improve lives 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 Brazil’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.

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Architecture for Humanity is a non-profit design-services firm dedicated to building a more sustainable future using the power of design. Through a global network of building professionals, Architecture for Humanity brings design and construction services to communities in need. Proceeds from the sale of this book will support the work of Architecture for Humanity.

ISBN: 9780810997028
ISBN-10: 0810997029
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 1st May 2012
Publisher: Abrams
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 21.4  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 1.06
Edition Number: 1

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