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Resilience and Interdependence

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

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... http://bucky-central.me.utexas.edu/RuoffsPDFs/Optimizedadhesives155.pdf; Zyga, Lisa, “Nature’s Frugal Glues Provide Insight for Optimized Adhesives,” PhysOrg.com, January 11, 2007, http://phys. org/news87722200.html 5 Elvin, George, “A Lump of Coal, a Ray of Sun,”...

Designing Our Post-Petroleum Future

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Diego, CA: Mingei International, 1995. 15 Ibid. 16 Elvin, George, “Good Tools, Right Use,” Green Technology Forum, June 12, 2007, www.greentechforum.net/ green-technology-forum/2007/6/12/good-tools-right-use.html 17 Author interview. 18 Elvin...

Furnishings and Housewares

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Furnishings and Housewares Housewares and home furnishings are of particular concern when it comes to plastic content because we are in constant contact with them. Toxic particles can enter our bodies through our skin after contact...

Transportation

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Transportation The average new car contains more than a thousand plastic parts. But all that plastic makes up just 17 percent of a car’s total weight. If that plastic were metal then in the U.S. alone, it would take an additional 88...

Just One Word—Plastic

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Routledge, 2015

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... Just One Word—Plastic A World Wrapped in Plastic Cheap oil and low plastic prices are a thing of the past. (Mike Kmetz, President of IDES plastics consultancy) “The true question,” says Kmetz, “is when will the global demand for oil...

Sports and Recreation

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Sports and Recreation Plastic is ubiquitous in sporting goods. Fishing rods and tennis racquets once made from wood are now made from plastic, as are high-end bike frames, bowling balls, and a multitude of other equipment. Plastic has...

Services

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Services Design isn’t just about objects. Events and processes can be designed as well, and how we design them can have an even bigger environmental impact than how we design our objects. For example, a building’s operation consumes more...

What Is Post-Petroleum Design?

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

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... What Is Post-Petroleum Design? The Post-Petroleum Era Future generations will inherit a post-petroleum world whether they like it or not, simply because the wells are running dry. The question is, will we choose to be proactive and begin...

Electronics

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

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... Electronics Virtually every electronic device on the planet contains plastic parts. Plastic is non-conductive and insulating, making it an excellent material for circuitry, batteries, and anything carrying electrical charge. But e-waste...

Plastic Pollution

George Elvin

George Elvin is the founder of Gone Studio, the company pioneering post-petroleum design through zero-plastic, zero-waste, zero-electricity manufacturing. His designs have been featured by the Discovery Channel, Macworld, Treehugger, and over 50 other green design venues. The author of over 40 books and articles, his work on green design and technology has been published by Routledge, Wiley and Princeton Architectural Press, among others. Previous positions have included Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Illinois and Visiting Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently an Associate Professor of Architecture at Ball State University in Indiana. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Post-Petroleum Design

Routledge, 2015

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... on-alaskan-beaches-theres-much-more-foamed-plastic-than-sea-foam/ 7 Elvin, George, “Anna Cummins of 5Gyres: What Designers Can Do About Ocean Plastic Pollution,” February 22, 2012, Green Technology Forum,...