« City Eco Lab: thing-design to-do list | Main | City Eco Lab: dry loo solutions »

December 05, 2008

City Eco Lab book list

IN THE BUBBLE: Le design pour un monde complexe
John Thackara, Revue Azimut, 2008. It's available from 12 December - perfect timing as a gift for all your francophone friends this holiday season....

THE LONG DESCENT
John Michael Greer http://www.newsociety.com/bookid/4014

HUNGRY CITY
Caroline Steele.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Hungry-City-Food-Shapes-Lives/dp/0701180374

PERMACULTURE: PRINCIPLES AND PATHWAYS BEYOND SUSTAINABILITY
David Holmgren. Holmgren Design Services, Victoria AU:2002.

THE TRANSITION HANDBOOK: FROM OIL DEPENDENCY TO LOCAL RESILIENCE
Rob Hopkins

THE POWER OF COMMUNITY - HOW CUBA SURVIVED PEAK OIL
http://www.powerofcommunity.org/cm/index.php

RESOURCE CONFLICTS, SECURITY, AND GLOBAL?JUSTICE. WOLFGANG SACHS.
London Zed Books, 2007. http://www.zedbooks.net/fairfuture

HOPE, HUMAN AND WILD: TRUE STORIES OF LIVING LIGHTLY ON THE EARTH.
Bill McKibben, Milkweed Editions, 2007

STOLEN HARVEST: THE HIJACKING OF THE GLOBAL FOOD SUPPLY
Vandana Shiva, South End Press, 2000

THE LOGIC OF SUFFICIENCY
Thomas Princen, MIT Press, 2005

PEGAGOGY OF THE OPPRESSED
Paolo Frere, Continuum Publishing, 1993

DEPLETION AND ABUNDANCE: LIFE ON THE NEW HOME FRONT
Sharon Astyk, New Society 2008

REINVENTING COLLAPSE: THE SOVIET EXAMPLE AND AMERICAN PROSPECTS
Dmitri Orlov, New Society, 2008

PEAK EVERYTHING: WAKING UP FOR THE CENTURY OF DECLINES
Heinberg, R, New Society, 2007

IN THE BUBBLE: DESIGNING IN A COMPLEX WORLD
John Thackara, MIT Press, 2005

CONTINUOUS PRODUCTIVE URBAN LANDSCAPES
Andre Viljoen _ Katrin Bohm

SMALL CHANGE
Nabeel Hamdi

CREATIVE COMMUNITIES
ed Anna Meroni, Edizioni Poli.Design, Milan Politecnico

FIRE AND MEMORY: ON ARCHITECTURE AND ENERGY.
Fernandez-Galiano, Luis. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press. 2000

BIOMIMICRY: INNOVATION INSPIRED BY NATURE
Janine M. Benyus, William Morrow and Company, New York.

SUSTAINABLE FASHION AND TEXTILES
Kate Fletcher, London, Earthscan, 2008

NATURAL CAPITALISM: CREATING THE NEXT INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
Paul Hawken

WORLDCHANGING: A USER'S GUIDE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Alex Steffen

LIVING IN THE CRACKS - A LOOK AT RURAL SOCIAL ENTERPRISES IN BRITAIN AND THE CZECH REPUBLIC
Johanisova, N, FEASTA and Green Books, 2005

COAL: A HUMAN HISTORY
Barbara Freese, Arrow, London, 2003

SIX MEMOS FOR THE NEXT MILLENNIUM
Italo Calvino, Vintage, London, 1996

SUBURBAN TRANSFORMATIONS
Paul Lukes, http://www.suburban-transformations.com/

THE NO NONSENSE GUIDE TO INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Maggie Black, Oxford, 2007, New Internationalist

THE HAND
Frank R Wilson, New York, Vintage, 1999

LOCALISATION: A GLOBAL MANIFESTO
Earthscan Books, London

FAIR FUTURE RESOURCE CONFLICTS, SECURITY, AND GLOBAL JUSTICE
Edited by Wolfgang Sachs and Tilman Santarius

A GEOGRAPHY OF TIME: THE TEMPORAL MISADVENTURES OF A SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGIST.
Levine, Robert. New York: Basic Books. 1997

LIQUID GOLD: THE LORE AND LOGIC OF USING URINE TO GROW PLANTS
Carol Steinfeld

9782912808226.gif

The Design Biennial St Etienne Catalogue includes my 2,688 word introduction. The whole book is in French and English.

Posted by John Thackara at December 5, 2008 09:52 PM

Comments

Post a comment




Remember Me?

(you may use HTML tags for style)