Thursday, October 06, 2005


Sustainability can be applied to almost anything: is a company sustainable, is the environment sustainable, is the lottery sustainable, is my body sustainable, and the list goes on. When we talk about sustainability in the design or urban planning profession, what exactly kind of sustainability are we talking about. Yes, something that lasts, and is adaptable and flexible and all the other things on that sustainability list, but it doesn’t mention environmental aspects. I thought the sustainability that designers focused on was environmental sustainability.


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