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'Sustainable design' as practiced in 2008 is very similar to what was called '[[Appropriate technology]]' in the 1970's, perhaps best symbolized by the ''[[Whole Earth Catalog]]'', but also involving a large network of people inventing very creative soft technology and lifestyle changing methods and ideas.  Since those resources are mostly not online you can expect to discover lots of good stuff in the archives of some of the journals like [[RAIN magazine]] and [[Popular Science]].   
 
'Sustainable design' as practiced in 2008 is very similar to what was called '[[Appropriate technology]]' in the 1970's, perhaps best symbolized by the ''[[Whole Earth Catalog]]'', but also involving a large network of people inventing very creative soft technology and lifestyle changing methods and ideas.  Since those resources are mostly not online you can expect to discover lots of good stuff in the archives of some of the journals like [[RAIN magazine]] and [[Popular Science]].   
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The main difference in today's version of sustainable design is its systematic use in [[architecture]] and planning in the commercial world.  That is best symbolized by the enormous success of the [[LEED]] program of the US [[Green Buildings Council]] and the [[Green Globes]] industry association, and the US [[Federal Whole Building Design Guide]], and the [[Athena]] life-cycle project impact assessment tool.  There are now also numerous profit and non-profit product rating and selection web sites and large professional association design standards, such as the [[ASRAE]] engineering standard [[SPC 189]].  Many of these subjects are referenced on [[Wikipedia]] too, under either '[[sustainability]]]' or 'sustainable design'.
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The main difference in today's version of [[sustainable design]] is its systematic use in [[architecture]] and planning in the commercial world.  That is best symbolized by the enormous success of the [[LEED]] program of the US [[Green Buildings Council]] and the [[Green Globes]] industry association, and the US [[Federal Whole Building Design Guide]], and the [[Athena]] life-cycle project impact assessment tool.  There are now also numerous profit and non-profit product rating and selection web sites and large professional association design standards, such as the [[ASRAE]] engineering standard [[SPC 189]].  Many of these subjects are referenced on [[Wikipedia]] too, under either '[[sustainability]]]' or '[[sustainable design]]'.
    
There are also a variety of methods and organizations aimed at the systematic application of deeper green design principles.  They include [[BioMimicry]], [[Archtecture2030]], [[Cradle to Cradle]], [[4Dsustainability]] among others.
 
There are also a variety of methods and organizations aimed at the systematic application of deeper green design principles.  They include [[BioMimicry]], [[Archtecture2030]], [[Cradle to Cradle]], [[4Dsustainability]] among others.

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