Lecture – 1.18.2017

Additional Resources: Introduction

This page contains additional resources for the Introduction class.

The short video below by Steve Cutts is a commentary on humans’ connection to environmental and social issues but also directly addresses designed artifacts.

The Millenium Project tracks 15 global challenges confronting society in the 21st century and discusses their interconnections and interdependencies.

In the video below, Professor Johan Rockstrom, Executive Director of the Stockholm Resilience Centre discusses the Anthropocene and the interconnected/interdependent problems confronting society in the 21st century. In the second video he explains the concept of planetary boundaries:

Video from Stockholm Resilience Centre

Video from Stockholm Resilience Centre

Discussion Session – 1.23.2017

Additional Resources: The Transition Design Framework

This was an introductory lecture on Transition Design delivered at the AIGA national convention in Minneapolis in 2013.