Gallery: GREENBUILD DENVER: Women in Green Design

 

What does sex have to do with sustainability? This is a question posed by a new book coming out called Women in Green: Voices of Sustainable Design. It’s an issue that resonates heavily with the staff at Inhabitat – an organization that is 90% female. Despite the fact that architecture, building and construction have long been male-dominated fields, a lot of women are joining the sustainable design movement and we are wondering what this means… Are women more interested in environmentalism in general? Or is there something about the confluence of design and environmentalism that particularly appeals to women?

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Gallery: GREENBUILD DENVER: Women in Green Design

 

What does sex have to do with sustainability? This is a question posed by a new book coming out called Women in Green: Voices of Sustainable Design. It’s an issue that resonates heavily with the staff at Inhabitat – an organization that is 90% female. Despite the fact that architecture, building and construction have long been male-dominated fields, a lot of women are joining the sustainable design movement and we are wondering what this means… Are women more interested in environmentalism in general? Or is there something about the confluence of design and environmentalism that particularly appeals to women?

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  1. arun November 25, 2006 at 5:09 am

    this is a nice editorial about the green design practice. myself arun bhandari, am from india, and i am in ful favour of practising in green way, but i `ve a qustion tha are`nt we talk too much about being green rather than implimenting pragmatism in this concept. region by region people have developed their own conversations and percetion on it. would any body suggest me what can better be bring in to practise. thank you!

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