Transition towns: Sustainment or Sustaining the Unsustainable?

Jan 2012 Transition towns: Sustainment or Sustaining the Unsustainable?

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The concept of Transition Towns emerged in 2005, developed by Rob Hopkins alongside a group of students; the concept has been adapted in the years since. There are numerous Transition ‘Towns’ (many of them are communities of varying sizes, not always towns) particularly in the UK but also worldwide. The theory behind the...

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Know Your Enemy; Defining the Problem of Unsustainability

Oct 2011 Know Your Enemy; Defining the Problem of Unsustainability

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This paper opens by establishing a perspective on unsustainability. It then explores how design and designing beg a new understanding against this backdrop and with the imperative of creating the ability to sustain. It then moves on to look at how design problems are designated and addressed within this context. Another level of...

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