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Designed for the Future named a Planetizen Top 10 Book of the Year.

Featured reviews:

“With a promise to remain practical, the 80 ideas described in the book achieves more than perhaps expected in inspiring its readers to move forward, to build, and to plan for a sustainable future.” — Planetizen

“This highly accessible volume contains short essays and beautiful photos describing wonderful examples.” — F. Kaid Benfield, The Huffington Post

“The book is an excellent antidote to the despair it can be easy to succumb to in the face of major environmental problems.” — Urban Land magazine

“This is a brainstorming session in book form, full of useful and stimulating ideas.” — Oculus magazine

“Sustainable design can play a key role in helping people adapt to a changing planet. That’s a central message of the book Designed for the Future.” — Yale Environment 360

“It’s individuals working collectively who will save the world — a point of view that emerges as the book’s overall conclusion.” — Azure magazine

“Jared Green has written a small but inspirational book that provides real, tangible examples of how we can move forward to a more sustainable, positive future.” — Landscapes | Paysages magazine

“The book is especially good when it takes on landscape architecture and the power of demonstration in city-building.” — The Nature of Cities

Thank you again to all the contributors who shared their creative and inspirational ideas and made this book happen.

Image credit: The Sand Engine, The Netherlands / copyright Joop van Houdt, from the essay “The Sand Engine” by Kristina Hill in Designed for the Future: 80 Practical Ideas for a Sustainable World. Princeton Architectural Press, 2015

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