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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 43.95
Globalism is often discussed using abstract terms, such as ?networks? or ?flows? and usually in relation to recent history. Global Design History moves us past this limited view of globalism, broadening our sense of this key term in history and theory. Individual chapters focus our attention on objects, and the stories they can tell us about... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 140.00
Outlining state-of-the-art developments in the area of complexity and design, this book collates them into a unique and authoritative resource for both the design and complex systems communities. The book is based on research which focuses on a variety of different themes and domains, including architecture, engineering, environmental design, art,... more...
- BWV Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag 2011; US$ 13.90
Neue technologische Möglichkeiten und ein fortschreitender gesellschaftlicher Wertewandel fordern traditionelle Konzepte der Arbeitswelt heraus, während Debatten über nachhaltige Entwicklung zunehmend an Popularität gewinnen. Das Concept for Sustainably Organised Work (CoSOW) versucht den oben genannten Umständen gerecht zu werden und liefert einen... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
While investigations into both theories and models has remained a major strand of engineering design research, current literature sorely lacks a reference book that provides a comprehensive and up-to-date anthology of theories and models, and their philosophical and empirical underpinnings; An Anthology of Theories and Models of Design fills this gap.The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
Designers, Visionaries and Other Stories unpacks the complex and crucial debates surrounding sustainable design to deliver a compelling manifesto for change, at a time of looming ecological crisis, mounting environmental legislation and limited progress. This is a book about sustainable design, by the leading sustainable design thinkers, for creative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95
Hazel Conway introduces the student new to the subject to different areas of design history and shows some of the ways in which it can be studied and some of its delights and difficulties. No background knowledge of design history, art or architecture is assumed. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 64.95
This book offers practical and theoretical tools for more effective sustainable design solutions and for communicating sustainable design ideas to today's diverse stakeholders. It uses Integral Theory to make sense of the many competing ideas in this area and offers a powerful conceptual framework for sustainable designers through the four main perspectives... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 75.00
The all-inclusive guide—from theory to practice—forprint and Web design Any well-conceived print or Web design features the dynamicinterplay between visual artistry and technical skill. It becomesimportant, therefore, for the designer to cultivate an aestheticeye as well as develop a high degree of computer savvy. By combining basic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
The value of design for contributing to environmental solutions and a sustainable future is increasingly recognised. It spans many spheres of everyday life, and the ethical dimension of design practice that considers environmental, social and economic sustainability is compelling. Approaches to design recognise design as a practice that can transform... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
Recent catastrophic events, such as the I-35W bridge collapse, New Orleans flooding, the BP oil spill, Port au Prince's destruction by earthquake, Fukushima nuclear plant's devastation by tsunami, the Wall Street investment bank failures, and the housing foreclosure epidemic and the collapse of housing prices, all stem from what author Thomas Fisher... more...