Design for Good. John Cary.

Design for Good.

Island Press, 10/01/2017. A New Era of Architecture for Everyone. Item #25843
ISBN: 9781610917933

From Builders:


The foreword (by Melinda Gates) and opening chapter of John Cary's "Design for Good" opened my eyes, and heart. The images, both the color photographs and the word images from a health clinic and its patients in Malawi, spell out Cary's call for an architecture with "dignity". Cary beautifully and effectively convinces us of the necessity of Good Design for all...


From Island Press:


In Design for Good, John Cary offers character-driven, real-world stories about projects around the globe that offer more—buildings that are designed and created with and for the people who will use them. The book reveals a new understanding of the ways that design shapes our lives and gives professionals and interested citizens the tools to seek out and demand designs that dignify.




From the Mulan Primary School in Guangdong, China to Kalamazoo College’s Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership, the examples in the book show what is possible when design is a collaborative, dignified, empathic process. Building on a powerful foreword by philanthropist Melinda Gates, Cary draws from his own experience as well as dozens of interviews to show not only that everyone deserves good design, but how it can be achieved. This isn’t just another book for and about designers. It’s a book about the lives we lead, inextricably shaped by the spaces and places we inhabit.

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