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Sustainability in Interior Design by Siân Moxon

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CHAPTER 1 CONTEXT

Introduction

Interior designers can relearn important lessons from the past to understand how to create sustainable designs. This chapter will explain the environmental issues we face today, review historic examples of sustainable design, and discuss how the interior designer can apply past principles to address today’s issues. This chapter also dispels prevailing myths surrounding sustainable design and confirms why this book is required by contemporary interior designers.

Carbon emissions per person per year (tons)

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