Material Revolution 2: New Sustainable And Multi Purpose Materials For Design And Architecture
di Sascha Peters
Current overview of sustainable materials available today
The focus on lightweight building materials addresses the importance of material efficiency
Brand new information on functional materials and intelligent surfaces
Following the huge success of Material Revolution, this second volume addresses the rapid development of material research and presents materials new to the market since 2010. The significance of sustainable and intelligent materials in design and architecture has increased enormously over the last two years. Numerous new products have been introduced to the market and designers' thirst for knowledge about the sustainability of new material is as strong as ever, making a sequel to Material Revolution necessary. The new volume contains a similar system of classifi cation but covers a completely different range of materials. There is a chapter dedicated solely to the criteria and factors of sustainable product design, as well as to innovative projects by designers and architects that work with new materials and technologies.
* > Dr. Sascha Peters is a qualified engineer and designer; he works as a materials consultant and is chief executive officer of the firm haute production. He is the author of the Handbuch für technisches Produktdesign and also writes the materials column for the design journal form.