Posts Tagged "MATERIALS"

Mapping and Modeling Systems Thinking

Mapping and Modeling Systems Thinking

image: Alda Borges Preparation: Read the following article, “Everything that’s in your iPhone”  What surprised you most about this article?…
IS THIS THE ANTHROPOCENE?

IS THIS THE ANTHROPOCENE?

The Anthropocene has been proposed as a new geologic epoch, named for human impact upon the planet and its ecosystems…
SOCIAL RESILIENCY

SOCIAL RESILIENCY

Toyo Ito, Home For all “My goal is not to reestablish the way of life that existed before the tsunami hit…
COMPLEX SYSTEMS THINKING

COMPLEX SYSTEMS THINKING

Read the following article, “Everything that’s in your iPhone”. What surprised you most about this article? What are some of…
WATER SYSTEMS

WATER SYSTEMS

Living City | A Billion Gallons a Day BY Melanie Burford and Greg Moyer | Oct. 16, 2014 | 6:35 It is the…
HIGASHI FOR THE ANTHROPOCENE

HIGASHI FOR THE ANTHROPOCENE

How are contemporary artists and designers drawing inspiration from traditional practices? Wagashi Asobi ("playful Japanese sweets") in Tokyo innovates on traditional candy…
SOIL FUTURES

SOIL FUTURES

On June 10, 2015 we embarked on a field trip to Freshkills Park on Staten Island. [gallery columns="1" type="slideshow" ids="505,502,500,503,504,506,507,508"] sketch…
LONG-TERM DESIGN THINKING

LONG-TERM DESIGN THINKING

A stone tablet in Aneyoshi, Japan, warns residents not to build homes below it.  Hundreds of these so-called tsunami stones,…
WICKED PROBLEMS / NO ZERO

WICKED PROBLEMS / NO ZERO

Wicked Problems: a phrase originally used to describe a problem that is difficult or impossible to solve because of incomplete,…
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