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Designing Our Way to a Better World

Thomas Fisher
Format
Book
Published
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2016]
Language
English
ISBN
9780816698875, 0816698872, 9780816698882, 0816698880, 9781452951638
Contents
  • Part I. Invisible Systems
  • 1. The Design of the Invisible
  • 2. Design Thinking
  • 3. The Logic of Creativity
  • Part II. Education
  • 4. Creative Education
  • 5. Schools and Communities
  • 6. Reconstructing Design Education
  • Part III. Infrastructure
  • 7. Fracture-Critical Failures
  • 8. Over-Extended Infrastructure
  • 9. Designed Disasters
  • Part IV. Public Health
  • 10. The Infrastructure of Health
  • 11. Healthy Landscapes
  • 12. Viral Cities
  • Part V. Politics
  • 13. Designer Politics
  • 14. The Politics of No
  • 15.Left, Right, and Wrong
  • Part VI. Economics
  • 16. An Opposable Economy
  • 17. A Third Industrial Revolution
  • 18. Metadesign
  • Part VII. Beliefs
  • 19. Community Resilience
  • 20. Evolutionary Transformation
  • 21. Spatializing Knowledge
  • Postscript: A Past and Possible Future.
Description
xv, 231 pages ; 21 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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