Sustainable Design & Biomimicry

A Harvard style bibliography that includes sources on materials, research, processes, concepts and other interesting bits.

Andrady, A.L. 2003. Plastics and the Environment. New York: Wiley-Interscience

Bachman, G. 2009. The Green Business Guide: A One Step Resource for Business of All Shapes and Sizes to Implement Eco-friendly policies, Programs and Practices. Franklin Lakes, NJ : Career Press

Bechtel, S. 1990. Keeping Your Company Green. PA: Emmaus

Benyus, J.M. 1997. Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature. New York: Harper-Perennial

Birkeland, J. 2002. Design for Sustainability. UK: Earthscan Publications

Cottom-Winslow, M. 1990. Environmental Design: The Best of Architecture and Technology . New York: Rissoli International Publications

Dixon, T. 2009. Green Design: Creative Sustainable Design for the 20th Century. London: North Atlantic

Evans, D. 2007. Cool Green Stuff: A Guide to Finding Great Recycled, Sustainable, Renewable Objects You Will Love. New York : Clarkson Potter

Freikel, D. 2011. Plastic: A Toxic Love Story. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Frumkin, H. 2004. Urban Sprawl and Public Health : Designing, Planning, and Building for Healthy Communities. Washington, DC: Island Press

Fuad-Luke, A. 2007. The Eco Design Handbook: A Complete Sourcebook for the Home and Office. London: Thames and Hudson

Gladwell, M. 2002. The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference. Back Bay Books

Haapala, K. R., Rivera, J.L. and Sutherland, J.W. 2008. Application of Life Cycle Assessment Tools to Sustainable Product Design and Manufacturing. International Journal of Innovation. 4 (3): 577 – 591

Hoyos, C.M. 2010. Biomimicry in Industrial Design for Sustainability. Germany: Verlag Dr Muller

Mau, B., Leonard, J. and The Institute Without Boundaries. 2004. Massive Change. Phaidon Press

Marshall, A. and Lozenva, S. 2009. Questioning the Theory and Practice of Biomimicry. The International Journal of Design, Nature and Ecodynamics. 4 (1): 1 – 10

McDonough, W. 2002. Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things. New York: North Point Press

McHarg, I. L. 1969. Design With Nature. New York: American Museum of Natural History

Melles, G., De Vere, I. and Misic, V. 2011. Thinking Beyond the Triple Bottom Line to Socially Responsive and Sustainable Product Design. CoDesign. 7 (4): 143-154

Morris, C.R. 2010. Encyclopedia of Sustainability. Santa Barbara: Greenwood Press

Papanek, V. 2005. Design For The Real World: Human Ecology and Social Change. (2nd ed). Chicago: Academy Chicago Publishers

Papanek, V. 1995. The Green Imperative: Ecology and Ethics in Design and Architecture. Thames & Hudson

Papanek, V. 1983. Design for Human Scale. New York: Van Nostrand Company

Scheaffer, J. and Pratt, D. M. 1999. The Real Goods Solar Living Sourcebook: The Complete Guide to Renewable Energy Technologies and Sustainable Living (10th ed). Real Goods

Shedroff, N. 2009. Design is the Problem: The Future of Design Must be  Sustainable. Rosenfeld Media

Shift 2012. Small Change in a World of Difference: The Sustainable Toolkit. The Innovation Hub

Steffen, A. 2011. Worldchanging: A User’s Guide for the 21st Century. (Revised ed) Harry N. Abrams Publishing

Sustainable World Coalition 2010. Sustainable World Sourcebook: Critical Issues, Viable Solutions, Resources for Action. Santa Barbara: Greenwood Press

Tew, J. 2007. Packaging’s Future: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Packaging Review South Africa. 33 (1): 10 – 13

Van Der Ryn, S. and Cowan, S. 1995. Ecological Design. Island Press

Varis, B. and Block, M. 2010. The Whole Building Handbook : How to Design Healthy, Efficient and Sustainable Buildings. London: Earthscan

Wann, D. 1995. Deep Design: Pathways To A Livable Future. Island Press

Yeang, K. 1995. Designing With Nature: The Ecological Basis for Architectural Design . New York: McGraw-Hill

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