Green Design Based on the Concept of Ecological Holism
Ecological Holism regards the overall interests of the ecosystem as the highest value, advocating the integrity, harmony, stability, and balance of the ecosystem to be maintained and preserved. Only with the concept of eco-holism guiding Green Design, can its ultimate goal come into reality. In this paper, the significance of setting up the notion of Ecological Holism in Green Design is discussed, and the directing role of Ecological Holism is elaborated via thoroughly Green Design process analysis.
Y. Zhan "Green Design Based on the Concept of Ecological Holism", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 44-47, pp. 1598-1602, 2011