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Designing regenerative cultures /

By: Publisher: Axminster, England : Triarchy Press, [2016]Copyright date: ©2016Description: 287 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cmISBN:
  • 1909470775
  • 9781909470774
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • HM901 .W34 2016
Contents:
Living the questions : why change the narrative now? -- Why choose transformative over sustaining innovation? -- Why do we need to think and act more systemically? -- Why nurture resilience and whole-systems health? -- Why take a design-based approach? -- How can we learn to better design as nature? -- Why are regenerative cultures rooted in cooperation? -- Regenerative cultures are about thriving together.
Summary: "This is a 'Whole Earth Catalog' for the 21st century: an impressive and wide-ranging analysis of what's wrong with our societies, organizations, ideologies, worldviews and cultures - and how to put them right. The book covers the finance system, agriculture, design, ecology, economy, sustainability, organizations and society at large. In this remarkable book, Daniel Wahl explores ways in which we can reframe and understand the crises that we currently face and explores how we can live our way into the future. Moving from patterns of thinking and believing to our practice of education, design and community living, he systematically shows how we can stop chasing the mirage of certainty and control in a complex and unpredictable world. The book asks how can we collaborate in the creation of diverse regenerative cultures adapted to the unique biocultural conditions of place? How can we create conditions conducive to life?" --Publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: 2022 New: Fashion & Sustainability | 2022 New: Contextual Studies
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Whitecliffe Library General Shelves General HM 901 WAL (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Issued 21/11/2022 0014311

Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-285).

Living the questions : why change the narrative now? -- Why choose transformative over sustaining innovation? -- Why do we need to think and act more systemically? -- Why nurture resilience and whole-systems health? -- Why take a design-based approach? -- How can we learn to better design as nature? -- Why are regenerative cultures rooted in cooperation? -- Regenerative cultures are about thriving together.

"This is a 'Whole Earth Catalog' for the 21st century: an impressive and wide-ranging analysis of what's wrong with our societies, organizations, ideologies, worldviews and cultures - and how to put them right. The book covers the finance system, agriculture, design, ecology, economy, sustainability, organizations and society at large. In this remarkable book, Daniel Wahl explores ways in which we can reframe and understand the crises that we currently face and explores how we can live our way into the future. Moving from patterns of thinking and believing to our practice of education, design and community living, he systematically shows how we can stop chasing the mirage of certainty and control in a complex and unpredictable world. The book asks how can we collaborate in the creation of diverse regenerative cultures adapted to the unique biocultural conditions of place? How can we create conditions conducive to life?" --Publisher.

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