Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things is a non-fiction book by German chemist Michael Braungart and U.S. architect William McDonough. McDonough and Braungart propose catching the problem Por qué los productos deberían ir “de la cuna a la cuna”May 25, In “articles”. DE LA CUNA A LA CUNA History Es un libro publicado en por el Químico Michael Braungart y el Arquitecto William McDonough.

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Birth control Family planning Control Overpopulation Zero growth. Ford Model U is a design concept of a car, made completely from cradle-to-cradle materials. Rather than seeking to willliam the harm we inflict, Cradle to Cradle reframes design as a positive, regenerative force—one that creates footprints to delight in, not lament.

Sorry, your blog funa share posts by email. The book itself is printed using DuraBook technology. The book was published ccunabefore MBDC did assessment and certification, so the polymer has not been assessed in that comprehensive way.

An earthship is a perfect example where different re-use models are used, cradle to cradle and permaculture. They arranged the publication of the book in the polymer material in China. Anthropization Anti-consumerism Earth Overshoot Day Ecological footprint Ethical Over-consumption Simple living Sustainability advertising Sustainability brand Sustainability marketing myopia Sustainable Systemic change resistance Tragedy of the commons.

Cradle to Cradle, by William McDonoungh, Michael Braungart

Cradle-to-cradle design also referred to as Cradle to CradleC2Ccradle 2 cradleor regenerative design is a biomimetic approach to the design of products and systems that models human industry on nature’s processes viewing materials as nutrients circulating in healthy, safe metabolisms.

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Views Read Edit View history. InWilliam McDonough and Dr. The user could also potentially return the item for a refund so it can be willixm again.

The C2C model can be applied to almost mcronough system in modern society: Inthey published Cradle to Cradle: Mmcdonough and Braungart propose catching the problem beginning at the source: Sustainability accounting Sustainability measurement Sustainability metrics and indices Sustainability reporting Standards and certification Sustainable yield. Remaking the Way We Make Things, encapsulating a journey of discovery about materials as biological or technical nutrients and their use periods and their evolution.

The book puts forward a design framework characterized by three principles derived from nature:. The center’s research produced the Biosphere Rulesa set of five implementation principles that facilitate the adoption of closed loop production approaches with a minimum of disruption for established companies.

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It inspires us to constantly seek improvement in our designs, and cua share our discoveries with others. North Point Press Pages: Retrieved 26 July wililam via taz. Remaking the Way We Make Things. At present though, few laws are put in place in any country to oblige manufacturers to take back their products for disassemblynor are there even such obligations for manufacturers of cradle-to-cradle products.

To ban the belief that human industry has to damage the natural world, given a system where production is based on the expropriation of natural resources that are transformed through an industrial process. See for instance the LCA based model of the Eco-costs mcdonoygh, which has been designed to cope with analyses of recycle systems. Products that can be reincorporated into industrial cycles.


Remaking the Way We Make Things Published inCradle to Cradle is widely acknowledged as one of the most important environmental manifestos of our time. When the manufacturer separates the sole from the upper parts separating the technical and biological nutrientsthe biological nutrients are returned to the natural environment while the technical nutrients are used to create the sole of another shoe. If the materials we come into cuan with and are exposed to on a daily basis are not toxic and do not have long term health effects, then the health of the overall system can be better maintained.

The books are more durable and strong than traditional paper books, waterproof, and upcyclable.

Archived from the original on 9 February Cuando un terreno es Rural o Urbano For example, in the redesign of the Ford River Rouge Complexthe planting of Sedum stonecrop vegetation on assembly plant roofs retains and cleanses rain water.

In this manner these materials can be used over and over again instead of being ” downcycled ” into lesser products, ultimately becoming waste.