Practice and Progress in Social Design and Sustainability

Practice and Progress in Social Design and Sustainability

Kin Wai Michael Siu (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong) and Yin Lin Wong (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong)
Projected Release Date: July, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 347
ISBN13: 9781522541837|ISBN10: 1522541837|EISBN13: 9781522541844|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-4183-7

Description

Designers provide creative solutions for user problems and identify the needs of users in a given environment. However, it is often difficult to understand the social design of a product or service.

Practice and Progress in Social Design and Sustainability is a critical scholarly resource that provides groundbreaking research on social contributions to design. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as rural sustainability, ecological farmhouse designs, and community public spaces, this book is geared towards architects, designers, program planners, entrepreneurs, and engineers seeking information about design for resolving social issues.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Community Public Spaces
  • Ecological Farmhouse Designs
  • Inclusiveness in Design
  • Play Spaces for Children
  • Rural Sustainability
  • Social Design Through Collaboration
  • Sustainable Value Creation

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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