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    • Becoming a Sustainable Designer in 47 Easy Steps Nathan Shedroff ComPostModern 2009 nathan.com/thoughts
    • M ore Becoming a Sustainable Designer in 47 Easy Steps Nathan Shedroff ComPostModern 2009 nathan.com/thoughts
    • M ore ? Becoming a Sustainable Designer in 47 Easy Steps Nathan Shedroff ComPostModern 2009 nathan.com/thoughts
    • M ore ? Becoming a Sustainable Designer in 47 Easy Steps Use and development that meets today’s needs without preventing those needs from being met by future generations. Brundtland Commission, 1987
    • M ore ? Becoming a Sustainable Designer in 47 Easy Steps Don’t do things today that make tomorrow worse.
    • M ore ? Becoming a Sustainable Designer in 47 Easy Steps Don’t do things today that make tomorrow worse. ...for your kids
    • M ore ? Becoming a Sustainable Designer in 47 Easy Steps Don’t do things today that make tomorrow worse. ...for your grand-kids
    • Don’t do things today that make tomorrow worse. Step 2
    • M ore ? Becoming a Sustainable Designer in 47 Easy Steps liberal? conservative?
    • The Aeschlimans, 1942
    • Don’t do things today that make tomorrow worse. Step 3
    • Don’t call it “Green” SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL
    • Don’t call it “Green” Please! SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL
    • You can call it “Blue” if you must SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL
    • Speak to business-types in terms of “capital” HUMAN NATURAL SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL CAPITAL CAPITAL CAPITAL
    • Speak to business-types in terms of “capital” PEOPLE NATURAL MONEY SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL CAPITAL RESOURCES CAPITAL
    • SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL Step 4
    • SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL Learn a framework to use
    • SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL
    • SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL
    • Life Cycle Analysis (LCA):
    • Life Cycle Analysis (LCA): NATURAL RESOURCES SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANUF. USE DISPOSAL FINANCIAL Measurement of energy and material use throughout lifecycle
    • Natural Capitalism (Eco-efficiency) SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL
    • Cradle to Cradle (Eco-effectiveness) SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL Waste
    • Natural Step™ SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL
    • Biomimicry SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL
    • Datschefski’s “Total Beauty” Energy and materials from renewable sources Minimum of 10 times efficiency from 1990 levels SOCIAL SOLAR EFFICIENT SOCIAL MANUF. USE DISPOSAL FINANCIAL CYCLIC SAFE
    • Social Return on Investment (SROI) SOCIAL ENVIRONMENTAL FINANCIAL
    • Sustainability Helix SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT MARKETS OPERATIONS & FACILITIES SOCIAL MARKETING & COMMUN. ENVIRONMENTALMANAGEMENT FINANCIAL HR DEVEL. & PARTNERSHIPS & CORP. CULTURE STAKEHOLDERS DESIGN PROCESS GOVERNANCE INNOVATION & Unsustainable Exploring Experimenting Leading Restoring
    • Summary Framework:
    • A summary framework Energy and materials (Ecosystem Services) Radical Resource Efficiency (min 10x) Renewable energy and materials Eliminate the use of toxic substances Nature’s solutions can inspire our own Biodiveristy maintained SOCIETY ENVIRONMENT MARKET (HUMAN CAPITAL) (NATURAL CAPITAL) (FINANCIAL CAPITAL) MANUF. USE DISPOSAL PRODUCTS/SERVICES (MANUFACTURED CAPITAL) Criteria: Corporate Strategy: Governance and Management Issues: HR Development and Corporate Culture Fair/just distribution/use of resources Operations and Facilities according to (whose?) values Design and Process Innovation Marketing and Communications Partnerships and Stakeholder Efficent cycles of energy and materials All wastes are inputs for other systems Safe deposits of energy and materials to the environment are balanced with those taken from it
    • Step 5
    • Design for Use (Usability, Accessibility, Clarity & Meaning)
    • Step 6
    • Dematerialization (Materials, Energy, & Transportation) Apple Keyboard
    • Dematerialization (Materials, Energy, & Transportation) Apple Keyboard
    • Dematerialization (Materials, Energy, & Transportation) Apple iPhone
    • Step 7
    • Substitution (Materials, Energy, & Transportation) Herman Miller Mirra Chair
    • Step 8
    • Localization (Reduce Transportation) [Lovins, et al] Sealed cans are inserted Each ton of Aluminum Oxide into cardboard cartons is smelted into 1/4 ton of made of forest pulp from aluminum in Sweden or British Columbia Norway. Cans are created in roller Phosphorus is mills in Sweden or Germany. excavated from open-pit mines in The Sugar Aluminum sheets are punched Idaho. might come and formed into cans, washed, from beet dried, painted, lacquered, fields in flanged, sprayed with France. protective coating and The Caffeine might inspected. come from a chemical Cartons of cans are manufacturer shipped to warehouses and supermarkets— A ton of mined Bauxite 84% of which are turns into half a ton of discarded after use. Ore takes a month to aluminum oxide. travel to the refinery.
    • Step 9
    • Transmaterialization Zip Car
    • Step 10
    • Informationalization Open Architecture Network (Architecture for Humanity)
    • Step 11
    • Design for Durability Dyson Vacuum
    • Step 12
    • Design for Reuse (unintended) Artecnica Bottles
    • Design for Reuse (intended) Maille Condiment Jars
    • Step 13
    • Design for Disassembly Rickshaw Zero Bag
    • Step 14
    • Close the Loop Combustible Misc. Waste Liquid Fertilizer Crude Oil Waste Compost Aalborg Water Noveren Lake Statoil A/S Portland A/S Tissø Kemira I/S Refinery Sulfur & Road Paving Glass, Metal, & Paper for Fuel Recycling Steam Gas Fly Ash Misc. Waste Bioteknisk ASNÆS BPB City of Nordrens Power GYPROC Sludge Kalundborg Solirem A/S Station A/S Gypsum Condensate Treated Treated Water Water Treated Steam Water Sea Novozymes Novo Fish Water A/S Nordisk A/S Farms Sludge Fish Waste Fertilizer Coal Yeast Slurry Kalundborg, Denmark
    • Step 15
    • Redesign the System Curitiba, Brazil
    • Redesign the System
    • Redesign the System Make New Models
    • Step 16
    • Restoration Polystichum acrostichoides
    • Step 17
    • Over-deliver (that’s it)
    • Summary: 1. Provide More (value, meaning, performance) for Less (materials and energy) 2. Focus on Efficiency and Health 3. Use & Promote Local energy, resources, and labor 4. Donʼt use PVC 5. Design solutions to be savored 6. Don’t spend more declaring your results than the value they provide
    • Next steps: