The Materials Book

24 3 R. Buckminster Fuller, Nine Chains to the Moon (New York: Anchor Books, 1938), 252. For the notion of dematerialization, see Vaclav Smil, Making the Modern World: Materials and Dematerialization (West Sussex: John Wiley & Sons, 2014). 4 For the use of the term re-materialization, see William McDonough and Michael Braungart, “Reinventing the World: Step Four,” Green@Work , September–October 2001, 31. 5 William McDonough and Michael Braungart, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things (New York: North Point Press, 2002), 45. 6 These points were made by Simon Upton regarding the debates between what he called “incrementalists” and “radical change exponents,” email to the authors, April 11, 2019. 7 Smil, Making the Modern World , 177. 8 Frédéric Druot, Anne Lacaton, and Jean-Philippe Vassal, Plus: Large Scale Housing Developments — An Exceptional Case (Barcelona: Editorial Gustavo Gili, 2007), 29. 9 See Sarah Nichols, ed., Re-materializing Construction: 22 Propositions (Zurich: LafargeHolcim Foundation for Sustainable Construction, 2019). 10 David Harvey, “What’s Green and Makes the Environment Go Round?,” in The Cultures of Globalization , ed. Fredric Jameson and Masao Miyoshi (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1998), 337.