Sim Van der Ryn is professor emeritus in the Department of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley and founder and principal of Sim Van der Ryn + Associates, an architectural firm specializing in ecological design.
Stuart Cowan is a general partner with Autopoiesis LLC in Portland, Oregon, which offers design, development, and finance services internationally for large-scale sustainability projects. He recently served as research director at Ecotrust.
|A Ten-Year Retrospective||p. 2|
|Bringing Design to Life|
|Sustainability and Design||p. 18|
|An Introduction to Ecological Design||p. 32|
|Nature's Geometry||p. 50|
|The Ecological Design Process|
|Introduction: The Compost Privy Story||p. 68|
|First Principle: Solutions Grow from Place||p. 76|
|Second Principle: Ecological Accounting Informs Design||p. 102|
|Third Principle: Design with Nature||p. 124|
|Fourth Principle: Everyone Is a Designer||p. 168|
|Fifth Principle: Make Nature Visible||p. 184|
|Resource Guide for Ecological Design||p. 199|
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