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Sustainability in Interior Design by Siân Moxon

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CHAPTER 2 A SUSTAINABLE APPROACH

Introduction

We have learned in Chapter 1 that sustainable interior design is essential to help address global environmental problems. In this chapter, we will explore how to approach designing interiors with a low environmental impact. We will explain the need for compromise and to consider the consequences of one’s design decisions, and introduce a series of questions that structure this process. Further, we will outline the assessment tools designers can opt for to formalize their approach to sustainable design.

Embracing compromise

First we will cover the often-inevitable need for compromise. Sustainable design ...

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