Book Reviews/Cradle to Cradle

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Cradle to Cradle is book that was coauthored by William McDonough and Michael Braungart and self-Published in 2002. Bearing the slogan, "Remaking the way we make things," Cradle to Cradle sets out to address the concept of waste by design, and offer us a radically different yet familiar solution.

Introduction: This book is not a tree[edit | edit source]

IIn the introduction, William and Michael are introduced as an architect and a chemist respectively, and their storied reasons for starting the c2c movement are outlined. Main Points:

  • Bill's quote, "design is a signal of intention."
what is our intention?
  • Can we design products that "[love] all the children, of all species, for all time?"[1]
  • Can we, the human species, leave an ecological footprint on this planet that we can "delight in, not lament?" [2]

Chapter One: A Question of Design[edit | edit source]

NoahBonn 19:35, 14 August 2011 (UTC)