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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Cradle-to-cradle design

Archived from the original on 9 February Designs that respond to the challenges and opportunities offered by each place fit elegantly and effectively into their own niches. The non-profit Cun is an agent of change through open source information. Buildings, like trees, that produce more energy than they consume and that purify their waste.

The book was published inbefore MBDC did assessment and certification, so the polymer has not been assessed in that comprehensive way. Puede parecer un mantra espiritual pero se trata de la clave del concepto C2C.

As a physical symbol of the changes that it proposes, the work is printed on synthetic paper made from plastic resins and inorganic waste, designed to appear and act like the mcdonouhg quality paper, both flexible and water resistant. The book itself is printed using DuraBook technology. Cradle to Cradle product certification began as a proprietary system; however, in MBDC turned the certification over to an independent non-profit called the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute.

William McDonough and Michael Braungart. 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. Technical nutrients are materials that remain within closed-loop industrial cycles.


In addition, countless other forms of plant and animal life are also exposed. The question of how to deal with the countless existing technical nutrients synthetic materials that cannot be recycled or reintroduced to the natural environment is dealt with in C2C cuan. In this manner these materials can be used over and over again instead of being ” downcycled ” into lesser products, ultimately becoming waste.

The C2C model can be applied to almost any system in modern society: Sustainable design Environmental design Industrial ecology Sustainable building. Pages to import images to Wikidata. Anthropocene Earth system governance Ecological modernization Environmental governance Environmentalism Global catastrophic risk Human impact on the environment Planetary boundaries Social sustainability Stewardship Sustainable development.

This paradigm shift reveals opportunities to improve quality, increase value and spur innovation. The book honors the introductory title: Biological nutrients are materials that can re-enter cuha environment. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Cradle to Cradle.

Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things () | William McDonough

Products that can be reincorporated into industrial cycles. The new board, under the auspices of the Institute, will oversee the certification moving forward. They created a framework for quality assessment and innovation: Archived from the original on 24 July It suggests that the ” reduce reuse recycle ” methods perpetuate this cradle-to-grave strategy, and that more changes need to be made. Cradle to Cradle is obligatory reading for industrial designers, businesspeople, executives, students, architects and anyone interested in a well-articulated alternative to how things are made that is respectful of nature and how industrial production should be in the coming decades.


Remaking the Way We Make Things Published inCradle to Cradle is widely acknowledged as one of the most important environmental manifestos of our time.

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Remaking the Way We Make Thingsarchitect William McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart present an integration of design and science that provides cua benefits for society from safe materials, water and energy in circular economies and eliminates the concept of waste. Technical nutrients are strictly limited to non-toxic, non-harmful synthetic materials that have no negative effects on the natural environment; they can be used in continuous cycles as the same product without losing their integrity or quality.

Remaking the Way We Make Thingsa manifesto mcdnoough cradle to cradle design that gives specific details of how to achieve the model.

Currently, many human beings come into contact or consume, directly or indirectly, many harmful materials and chemicals daily. Ordering information for 11 of those languages is below. A world of abundance and not one of limitations, contamination and waste.

For the book, see Cradle to Cradle: