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"Professor Michael Braungart is renowned as the founder of Cradle to Cradle and co-author of the bestselling publication ‘Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things'.

Michael established the international chemistry division of Greenpeace and since 1984 has lectured around the world, proposing new concepts for ecological chemistry and materials flow management. He now holds a Chair in the business school of Erasmus University, Rotterdam, and also at Delft, where his focus is on industrial ecology.

Philip Ball is a science and culture of materials writer, a specialist in subjects from biochemistry to quantum physics, a materials science specialist, and a former Nature staffer.

The evening will feature a lecture from Professor Michael Braungart highlighting fields of materials assessment, waste and energy balances and life-cycle design followed by a conversation with Philip Ball."

A Materials and Design Exchange event in collaboration with the Design Council

Official Website: http://www.londondesignfestival.com/events/view-event.aspx?id=951

Added by nico_macdonald on September 4, 2008