ZUGUNRUHE – The Inner Migration to Profound
Environmental Change, authored by internationally acclaimed green design visionary
Jason F. McLennan. Just prior to periods of great migration, certain species display
agitation and restlessness - a phenomenon referred to by scientists as ‘zugunruhe’.
McLennan identifies a similar pattern emerging among people yearning for a sustainable
This book is intended as a catalyst for anyone interested in exploring a
deeper, more meaningful connection to the environmental movement. “Zugunruhe is
a work of creative genius that draws us into an engaging journey of self-discovery,
brings the biggest and most frightening issues of our time up close, and invites
our engagement,” notes David Korten, “It will leave you envisioning human possibilities
you never previously imagined.” Profound, personal and practical, McLennan’s narrative
reminds us that individual efforts ripple outward and can lead to revolutionary
change for the betterment of people and planet.
ZUGUNRUHE – The Inner Migration
to Profound Environmental Change (ISBN 978-0-9749033-2-3) is available online and
at architecture and building bookstores throughout North America. Foreword by renowned
natural sciences writer, and author of Biomimicry, Janine Benyus. For more information,
excerpts or to order the book, please visit http://www.ecotonedesign.com Author:
Jason F. McLennan is an internationally recognized leader in the green building
movement and the CEO of the International Living Building Institute and the Cascadia
Green Building Council. Jason’s work has been published in dozens of journals, books,
magazines and conference proceedings and he is the author of three previous books
including the highly acclaimed Philosophy of Sustainable Design.