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Eco-logic design - ”EcoLogic – creating a sustainable future” is a website about design. It treats issues as appropriate technology, responsible design, eco design, design for the environment, sustainable design. It is an approach to design that aims to limit damage to ecosystems and human health whilst at the same time maximising the product’s or system’s functionality and appeal. [projects.powerhousemuseum.com/ecologic/youngdesigners.htm]recommended recommended

Building sustainability (Beddington Zero Energy Development) - is an environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient mix of housing and work space. The project is an innovative practice specialising in low energy, low environmental impact buildings and landscape design. Within the wider context of sustainable development, the architects’ team is committed to high-quality design based on the careful analysis of end user needs. One of the most peculiar qualities of their work consists in giving high priority to achieving the right balance between human issues and technical disciplines. source: [www.riba.org] [www.zedfactory.com]recommended

Fabrica - Fabrica is the Benetton Research and Development Communication Centre. If you are looking for a place to study and/or work in the design and multidisciplinary field, this school is really an interesting place to visit… [www.fabrica.it] recommended recommended

Made in favela - Coopa-Roca, a co-operative that uses cast-off fabrics to create cutting edge, award-winning garments and decorative products. The work of Coopa-Roca's women has been shown in exhibitions and fashion shows at international level. The co-operative now comprises 150 craftswomen and a great portfolio of work produced in collaboration with some of Brazil’s best-known fashion designers and artists. [www.tordboontje.com/newscooparoca.html]
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