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Design of Change

By now we humans have begun to acknowledge the impact of the Anthropocene and we know that we need to change our path. Tony Fry, (2009) makes the suggestions that the future is already ‘filled with the attainments and mistakes

Design of Change

By now we humans have begun to acknowledge the impact of the Anthropocene and we know that we need to change our path. Tony Fry, (2009) makes the suggestions that the future is already ‘filled with the attainments and mistakes

Fabrics for the Future

NON ASSESSABLE POST Through out this semester I have been collecting examples of technological innovations in textile and building materials that have managed to truly capture my imagination about a radically different future. Material that can be grown from bio

Fabrics for the Future

NON ASSESSABLE POST Through out this semester I have been collecting examples of technological innovations in textile and building materials that have managed to truly capture my imagination about a radically different future. Material that can be grown from bio

An Interview with a Bee Keeper

As a group we have become alarmed by the declining global population of bee’s and the threat which this poses to larger ecological systems. Through our scenario design we dwelled on extreme circumstances, exploring what a world which ignores these

An Interview with a Bee Keeper

As a group we have become alarmed by the declining global population of bee’s and the threat which this poses to larger ecological systems. Through our scenario design we dwelled on extreme circumstances, exploring what a world which ignores these

Honeybee Habits; research for prototype design

NON ASSESSABLE POST For the second stage of our Global Futures task we are creating a prototype which can be used in the world we conceived in task one. We have decided to further investigate the honeybee, the most effective

Honeybee Habits; research for prototype design

NON ASSESSABLE POST For the second stage of our Global Futures task we are creating a prototype which can be used in the world we conceived in task one. We have decided to further investigate the honeybee, the most effective

Double edged Sword: the anxiety about Big Data

We know of Big Data that it can be collected in vast variety, velocity and volume however what we also know is that there is something about it that somehow unnerves us. We seem to be programmed somehow, to assume

Double edged Sword: the anxiety about Big Data

We know of Big Data that it can be collected in vast variety, velocity and volume however what we also know is that there is something about it that somehow unnerves us. We seem to be programmed somehow, to assume

Substance in Speculation

  In the first pages of Oryx and Crake (2003), Margaret Atwood sets her scene, a Post-Apocalyptic landscape where the Anthropocene has lost control and caved in on it’s own greed and corruption. By the end of the Maddadam Trilogy,

Substance in Speculation

  In the first pages of Oryx and Crake (2003), Margaret Atwood sets her scene, a Post-Apocalyptic landscape where the Anthropocene has lost control and caved in on it’s own greed and corruption. By the end of the Maddadam Trilogy,