Green Design

December 7, 2008

Cameron Sinclair has something to say to architects out there: design like you give a damn. The founder of Architects for Humanity says the houses and office buildings we build today will literally shape the world our children inherit. So give a damn. In this hour of To the Best of Our Knowledge, designing green. And, don't just think solar houses. Think solar cities – it's already happening.

  1. Cameron Sinclair on Architecture for Humanity

    Cameron Sinclair was 23 when he founded Architecture for Humanity, a non-profit charity that puts architects and designers to work on disaster relief.

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  2. Azby Brown on the Small Japanese Home

    Azby Brown talks with Jim Fleming about the Japanese ideal of the very small house – sometimes 500 square feet for a family of four.

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  3. Simon Winchester on "A Crack in the Edge of the World"

    Simon Winchester talks with Jim Fleming about the short-sightedness of placing cities where the planet doesn't think they should be.

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  4. Ralph Knowles on "Ritual House"

    Ralph Knowles is one of the godfathers of the modern "green" design movement.  His ninth book on the subject is "Ritual House: Drawing on Nature's Rhythms."

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  5. Winifred Gallagher on "House Thinking"

    Science writer Winifred Gallagher has come to the rescue of the decor challenged with her book "House Thinking: A Room by Room Look at How We Live." 

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