Sustainable Design Still Not Mainstream Among Design Professions (via The Dirt)

Not surprisingly considering the recession, entrenched ideas, commercial consumerism and bottom line thinking- Architects and other design professionals and developers and the public have not taken to sustainable practice as quickly as we would like to see – heres some info from the USA

Sustainable Design Still Not Mainstream Among Design Professions DesignIntelligence, publishers of market intelligence for the architecture and design industry and creators of annual school rankings, released their 2011 Green & Sustainable Design Survey, which argues that despite all the talk, "sustainable design practices are not yet in the mainstream of architecture and design." How is this possible? DesignIntelligence points to "inertia" along with "denial and resistance." According to James Cramer, edi … Read More

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