Thursday, January 21, 2010

Sustainable Design

Sustainable Design

Sustainable design involves designing of physical objects, the environment and services to meet the principles of social, economic and ecological sustainability.
The Aim:
The aim of sustainable design is to prevent negative environmental impact by constantly using only renewable sources and designing sensibly to suit the purpose of the object well.

The two types of products from sustainable design is microcosm, small appliances for daily use, and macrocosm, large structures such as buildings and cities.

Examples of sustainable design are:sustainable planning, sustainable architecture, sustainable landscape architecture, sustainable graphic design, agriculture, domestic machinery and furniture, disposable products and in the energy sector.

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