Imprint: Triarchy Press
Published: May 2016
Format: Paperback ~ List Price: £20.00
288 pages ~ Size: 17 x 24.4 cm
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The book will interest thinkers, planners, activists, innovators and general readers concerned with where our world is heading and how we can help to shape the future.
Design Thinking, Ecological Design, Transition Design, Regenerative Design, Transformative Innovation, Biomimicry, Ecoliteracy, Resilience, Complexity, Systems Thinking, Sustainable Development, Regenerative Economy, New Economics, Peer-to-peer Innovation, Circular Economy, Planetary Boundaries, Green Business, Futures Studies, Thrivability.
"a valuable contribution to the important discussion of the worldview and value system we need to redesign our businesses, economies, and technologies — in fact, our entire culture — so as to make them regenerative rather than destructive."
Fritjof Capra, author: The Web of Life
"This is an excellent addition to the literature on ecological design and it will certainly form a keystone in the foundations of the new MA in Ecological Design Thinking at Schumacher College. "
Seaton Baxter OBE, Professor in Ecological Design Thinking, Schumacher College, UK
Reviews of the book
Articles by the author - read online
Extract from The Ecologist article
Learning from Nature: read Daniel's
Education for Meaningful
Regenerative Design and a Science of
Activism Revisited article
"one of the most intellectually exciting and soul stirring books I’ve read in years. I had the sense of drinking it, with pleasure and surprise, not having known what I’d so thirsted for."
Joanna Macy, environmental activist, scholar of Buddhism and deep ecology, author: World as Lover, World as Self .
"Daniel's book Designing Regenerative Cultures is a wonderful and well-referenced primer for a new paradigm."
"This is a prodigious document of enormous breadth presented with gentle respect for existential concepts that will be pondered for all time."
John D Liu, Film-maker and ecologist; International Fellow at Rothamsted Research; Associate professor at George Mason University; Senior research fellow at the International Union for Conservation of Nature; Ecosystem Ambassador for the Commonland Foundation.
"Clearly our ways of thinking have gotten us in some trouble--here are concrete suggestions for some new habits of mind that could help us climb out of our hole!"
Bill McKibben, author: Eaarth - Making a Life on a Tough New Planet; co-founder 350.org, and Schumann Distinguished Scholar, Middlebury College
" an extraordinary intellectual and analytical resource, providing as good a picture of contemporary holistic, systems-based thinking as you’re likely to find."
Jonathon Porritt, Founder Director of Forum for the Future, in Resurgence Magazine