Design Activism

Design Activism

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Design academics and practitioners are facing a multiplicity of challenges in a dynamic, complex, world moving faster than the current design paradigm, which is largely tied to the values and imperatives of commercial enterprise. Current education and practice need to evolve to ensure that the discipline of design meets sustainability drivers and equips students, teachers and professionals for the near-future. Design Activism reveals the power of design for positive social and environmental change, design with a central activist role in the sustainability challenge. Design activists seek to fu.1 Steffan, A. (ed) (2006) Worldchanging: A Usera#39;s Guide for the 21st Century, Abrams, New York, p536. ... 17 Pine, J. (1999 ) Mass Customization: The New Frontier in Business Competition, Harvard ... Kith -Kin,; Instructables, www.instructables. com/ 21 c, mm, n open source car design, 22 Leadbeater (2008), op. cit. ... 25 Wates, N. (ed) (2008) The Community Planning Event Manual, Earthscan, London.

Title:Design Activism
Author:Alastair Fuad-Luke
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-06-17


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