Women in Green


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Women in Green


Is there a greener gender? Studies show that women are more likely than men to support environmental causes through voting, activism, and consumer choices. What are the implications for the design industry? Does sustainable design have special appeal for women, and do they in turn offer something unique to the field? In Women in Green: Voices of Sustainable Design, Kira Gould and Lance Hosey explore these questions through informal conversations with architects, designers, consultants, policymakers, educators, and students. What they find is that women may be changing how we all see our world and our work.

256 pages, black and white, Softcover. ISBN 978-0974903378

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Kira Gould + Lance Hosey

About the Author

Kira Gould is a communications consultant for architecture firms and other organizations. She was the managing editor at Metropolis and today covers sustainability and design for that magazine and others. She is the 2007 chair of the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment and co-author of Ecology and Design that group's report on ecological literacy and architecture education.

Lance Hosey is a Director with William McDonough + Partners. He has been featured in Metropolis magazine's "Next Generation" program and Architectural Record's "emerging architect" series. His essays on sustainable design have appeared in publications such as the Washington Post, Metropolis, Architectural Record, and Architecture, and he has a regular "green" column in Architect.


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