Rebuilding Earth: Designing Ecoconscious Habitats for Humans
A revolutionary guide to designing humane, eco-conscioushomes, buildings, and cities of the future.It is estimated that the earth's population will expand to anunprecedented nine billion people over the next century. Thisexplosion in population is predicted to place further stress on ourenvironment, deplete our natural resources, and lead to increasesin anxiety and depression due to overcrowding. In this visionaryand uplifting book, Teresa Coady offers readers new hope.Rebuilding Earth is her blueprint for designing andbuilding the cities, buildings, and homes of tomorrow, resulting inmore conscious, sustainable, and humane living. Coady shows us howwe can shift from an outdated Industrial-Age framework to a morehumane, Digital-Age framework. This revolutionary approach willenable communities to harness various forms of green energy andreduce the amount of material needed to build infrastructure whilecontributing to a healthier planet (and society). We can thenexperience a new sense of purpose, health, and happiness.Meaningful and lasting change, the author tells us, can only comethrough designing interconnected communities that are vibrant,resilient, and communal. Unlike most predictions of doom and gloom,Coady presents a refreshingly optimistic view of humanity and itsfuture. This book will appeal to those in the construction, designand development finance industries, as well as anyone interested inimproving their lives through understanding the connections betweenthe environment and health.