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Smart and Beautiful Paths to Sustainability

In a beautiful and inspiring new book, "S.M.A.R.T. – Paths to Sustainability" 34 artists and authors from five continents give their views on aspects of sustainable development.
February 1, 2018, 6am PST | Todd Litman
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In recent years the concept of sustainability has been losing some of its significance, so that on occasions it becomes a banal term, empty of content. And yet everything that goes to make up sustainability now involves multiple aspects of our lives: at the social, as well as the environmental and economic, level.

To remind us of why it is so important to always have sustainability in mind, the newly released book “S.M.A.R.T. - Paths to Sustainability” brought together 34 artists and authors from five continents to give their views on aspects of sustainable development which, in one way or another, are related to their specialist areas: economics, environment, architecture, landscape architecture, politics, finance, photography, art, communication and culture.

S.M.A.R.T. - Paths to Sustainability is structured across nine thematic chapters that correspond to new challenges the world must face up to in the years to come:

  • A Common Agenda at Last
  • The Social Dimension of Sustainability
  • Hardware versus Software and Mindware
  • Water, Renewable Energy and Infrastructures
  • Dialogue between Generations and Gender
  • How We Finance the Transition
  • Different Visions. One Planet, One City
  • The Challenge of Transversality
  • Communication for Change

The chapters include a careful selection of impressive photographs, accompanied by infographics, graphics, declarations and opinions from the best experts in the world in their respective specialties.

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Published on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 in S.M.A.R.T. - PATHS TO SUSTAINABILITY
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