Design Like You Give A Damn
Architectural Responses to Humanitarian CrisesBook - 2006
The greatest humanitarian challenge we face today is that of providing shelter. The physical design of our homes, neighborhoods and communities shapes every aspect of our live, yet where architects are most desperately needed, they can least be afforded. "Design Like You Give a Damn" is a compendium of innovative projects from around the world that demonstrate the power of design to improve lives. It offers a history of the movement toward socially conscious design, and showcases more than 80 contemporary solutions to such urgent needs as basic shelter, healthcare, education and access to clean water, energy and sanitation.
Publisher: New York : Metropolis Books, 
Copyright Date: ©2006
Branch Call Number: 720.8691 DES
Characteristics: 333 pages :,illustrations