Material Design Approaches
Rather than relying on least-bad alternatives, consider design strategies that can avoid the hazards all together. Through looking to historical precedents, fabrication methods, material innovation, and design strategies, we can take agency as designers to find creative solutions to making healthier spaces.
2 tools & guides
Color x Health: Affordable Housing Starts with Healthier Spaces
Healthy Materials Lab
Room to Daydream at Thrive Global
Healthy Materials Lab, Parsons School of Design
3 tools & guides
The Bullitt Center
International Living Future Institute (ILFI)
Bullitt Center As-Built Product List
Indoor Air Quality for Schools Case Studies
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
5 tools & guides
Ecovative: Growing alternative materials
ReWall: Innovation Through Recycling
Green Cell Foam
Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry
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