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It’s the economy, stupid: A macroeconomic primer for designers and sustainability
July 18, 2008, 11:53 am
Filed under: Architecture, Economy, Green

From Robert Blinn, Core 77:

While it is tempting to treat sustainability as a production or a materials problem, such a view neglects the realities of our global economic system. To truly do “sustainable” design, the solution must reach beyond the drawing board and into economic reality. Economists and scientists have actually already paved the way toward robust arguments for sustainable energy and design, but to understand them it is first necessary to profoundly reframe the lens through which we view the world.

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