Practice and Progress in Social Design and Sustainability, 1st Edition

  • Kin Wai Michael Siu
  • Yin Lin Wong
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  • ISBN-10: 1522541845
  • ISBN-13: 9781522541844
  • DDC: 304.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 330 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released January 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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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. This title 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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Practice, Progress, and Proficiency in Sustainability (PPPS) Book Series.
Titles in This Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Quality of Life.
1: Miaoxia Community Kitchen: A Socio-Material Approach Towards Rural Sustainability.
2: Designing Future Livelihoods: The Sustainable Value of Tripura Bamboo Mission.
3: A Research of Ecological Farmhouse Design Based on the Sustainable Development Needs.
4: An Intergenerational Solidarity Approach to Community Public Space in China.
5: Social-Architectural Design of Community-Based Embedded Comprehensive Elderly Centers in China: Design Content and Process.
6: Play Safe? Co-Designing Play Space for, With, and by Children.
7: A Case Study on Pipli Craft of Orissa: Learning, Community Building Through Inclusiveness Leading to Development of Pipli Applique Craft.
8: Design for Child-Friendly Environment in Primary and Secondary Schools Aims at Safe Society.
Learning/Teaching Effectiveness.
9: Social Design Through Facilitation and Collaboration: Sustainability Education Experiments in Planning and Design Courses.
10: The Knowledge Vehicle (K-Yan): Sustainable Value Creation by Design.
11: Educating a Socially Responsible Designer: First to Know User.
12: Design Freedom: Constructing the Social Pillar of Sustainable Development.
13: Study on Solutions and Roadmap of Sustainable Development of Creative Design Industry In China.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.