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Design Activism

Author : Alastair Fuad-Luke
ISBN : 9781136568480
Genre : Architecture
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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.

Design Activism

Author : Tom Bieling
ISBN : 9788869772917
Genre : Architecture
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This is a book about how the worlds of design and activism (could) inspire each other. As Design and its conceptual, functional, aesthetic, speculative and interventional concepts inevitably affect our lives, it often actively interferes in common defi nitions, understandings and opinion making, which offers opportunities for ideological engagement (in a good or in a bad sense). The book focuses on theories and practices related to the role of Design in terms of addressing, provoking and creating political discourse. Starting from traditional forms of protest, visual languages of resistance, to new forms of digital participation, this will help us to better understand the rituals, structures and meanings of design activism in history and the present, clarifying that design is intrinsically social and supremely political. And it shall help us to derive arguments and examples for the transformative potential of future design (and) activism.

The Design Activist S Handbook

Author : Noah Scalin
ISBN : 9781440329777
Genre : Design
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We Want You! Will you join the ranks of design activists? Doing good is too important to think of as work better left to those fictitious "other" designers. People more famous. More talented. More connected. Richer. Younger. Braver. (Insert your own mental roadblock here.) In truth, anyone can be a design activist. It just starts with a commitment to yourself and your values. A commitment to making conscious choices and realizing how all the decisions you make as a graphic designer affect other people and the planet. It's about being awake instead of sliding by with the way things always have been done. This book is for every graphic designer who's ever sat at a computer, thinking: Is this it? Isn't there more? It's a tool to help you figure out how to start making a difference and making a living at the same time--no matter where you live and work right now. Just open this book and we'll help you start walking in the right direction. It doesn't have to be perfect. Little actions from a lot of people add up to big change. This isn't a contest about who's the greenest or the most radical. It's a movement, and we're inviting you to join right now.

Expanding Architecture

Author : Bryan Bell
ISBN : 1933045787
Genre : Architecture
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Expanding Architecture presents a new generation of creative design carried out in the service of the greater public and the greater good. Questioning how design can improve daily lives, editors Bryan Bell and Katie Wakeford map an emerging geography of architectural activism that is rich in its diversity of approaches. More than thirty essays by practicing architects and designers, urban and community planners, historians, landscape architects, environmental designers, and members of other fields present recent work from around the world that suggests the countless ways that design can address issues of social justice, allow individuals and communities to plan and celebrate their own lives, and serve a much larger percentage of the population than it has in the past.

Architecture And Design Versus Consumerism

Author : Ann Thorpe
ISBN : 9781849713566
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There is mounting evidence that ever-increasing consumption in the developed world is leading us down a path to ecological collapse, and doing our society no favours. Design and architecture are often willing accomplices in consolidating the deep social and political problems of spiralling consumption. But how does sustainable consumption affect design, and what role can design play in bringing about change? Designing De-growth argues that, rather than being a threat to design, an absolute decline in material consumption offers up a huge range...

Design Issues

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ISBN : MINN:31951P011862070
Genre : Architectural design
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Design When Everybody Designs

Author : Ezio Manzini
ISBN : 9780262028608
Genre : Design
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The role of design, both expert and nonexpert, in the ongoing wave of social innovation toward sustainability.

Advanced Design And Manufacture V

Author : Dai Zhong Su
ISBN : 9783038262008
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters BCI (WoS). The book is a prestigious collection of refereed papers in advanced design, manufacture and related subject areas. The 161 papers are grouped as follows: I. Sustainable Development and Technologies; II. Product/Industrial Design and Design Methodologies; III. Engineering Design; IV. Production, Manufacture and Engineering Materials; V. CAD/CAM/CAE; VI. Gearing, Mechanical Transmission and Mechanisms; VII. Machine Condition Monitoring; VIII. Finite/Boundary Element Methods; IX. Optimisation, Simulation and Computing Technologies; X. Manufacturing Informatics; XI. Robots and Control; XII. Engineering Management and Enterprise

Design Revolution

Author : Emily Pilloton
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215298345
Genre : Design
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Featuring more than 100 contemporary design products and systems safer baby bottles, a waterless washing machine, low-cost prosthetics for landmine victims, Braille-based building blocks for blind children, wheelchairs for rugged conditions, sugarcane charcoal, universal composting systems, DIY footballs this exceptionally smart, friendly and well-designed volume makes the case for design as a tool to solve some of the worlds biggest social problems in beautiful, sustainable and engaging ways. Urgent and optimistic, a compendium and a call to action, Design Revolution is one of the most pertinent design publications to come out this year.

Six Steps To Better Activism

Author : Chester Davis, PhD
ISBN : 9781468941364
Genre : Business & Economics
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Six Steps to Better Activism describes a process that social entrepreneurs and executives in nonprofits can use to make their organization more effective and efficient. Readers will learn how to: 1. Look for great ideas 2. Brainstorm efficiently 3. Evaluate ideas 4. Adapt and improve ideas 5. Design better policies and programs

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