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Design for an Empathic World - a book by Van der Ryn, Sim

Design for an Empathic World

Reconnecting People, Nature, and Self

Design for an Empathic World( )
Author: Van der Ryn, Sim
Foreword by: McLennan, Jason
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Island Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $34.99
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Despite an uncertain economy, the market for green building is exploding. The US green building market has expanded dramatically since 2008 and is projected to double in size by 2015 (from $42 billion in construction starts to $135 billion). But green-building pioneer Sim Van der Ryn says, "greening" our buildings is not enough. He advocates for "empathic design", in which a designer not only works in concert with nature, but with an understanding of and empathy for the end user and...
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