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Design Outlaws on the Ecological Frontier

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ISBN-10: 0965030628

ISBN-13: 9780965030625

Edition: 2nd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Chris Zelov, Phil Cousineau

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List price: $30.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Knossus Publishers
Publication date: 3/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.948

Huston Smith, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Syracuse University, is considered the country's preeminent public scholar of world religions. The author of The Religions of Man (1958, republished as The World's Religions in 1991) and Why Religion Matters (2001), Smith has influenced multiple generations of readers, artists, scholars, and students. He has been profiled in a PBS series by Bill Moyers and appears frequently on national TV and radio. Phil Cousineau is the author and editor of numerous books, including, most recently, Once and Future Myths: The Power of Ancient Stories in Modern Times (2001), The Art of Pilgrimage: The Seeker's Guide to Making Travel Sacred (1998), and Soul Moments: Marvelous Stories of Synchronicity (1997).

Prologue: Chris Zelov Precessional Navigation
Introduction: Phil Cousineau "The Outlaw Designers"
Into the Fuller Universe
The Frontier Spirit of Invention
Design as a Way of Making the World Work
Outlaw Creativity
I want to start a Renaissance
The Mad Ones; The Original Ones
The Innovator's Sense of Urgency
Encounters with the Mentor
Fuller's Contribution
The Inventive Process
From a Machine for Living to Living Machines
Why is Architecture oblivios to the Environment
Towards a New Architecture
Nature as Design Paradigm
Sitting at the Counterculture
Into the Design Revolution
Organic Building
Understanding Natural Systems
Not a Machine for Living in--A Living Machinel
The Intelligent Use of Energy
The Road Least Taken
The Rocky Mountain Institute
Whole-Systems Design
Redefining Wealth
On Tools
Money is Honey
Designing for Interdependence
The Galactic Explorer Perspective
The Galactic Explorer Comes to Visit
Thinking in Interplanetary Terms
Systems in Continuos Evolution
The Cosmic Drama
Making the World Work for All Mumanity
The Universal Liturgy
The New Alchemists
Reviving the Ancient Art of Design
Developing a New Iconography
The Emergence of an Ecological Design Art
On the Origins of Ecological Design
Meading for an Aesthetic of the Invisible
The Multiplier Effect in Design
Synergistic Solutions
Comprehensive Anticipatory Design
Design for Living Structures
Obstacles to Sustainable Design
Making the Earth Our Home
The New Collective Dream
Transforming the Urban Condition
Integrated Architecture
Retrofitting Our Cities
The Greening of the City
The Living Structure Approach to Design
Why Can't We Build Better Communities?
Community - Conceived Designs
The Collective Dream
Writing the New Codes
The Mistory of the Codes
The Infinite Virtual Address
Mutually Assured Development
Education as an Odyssey of the Mind
Design Education
Teaching the Ecological World View
Reinventing Design Education
The Importance of Self-Education
A Shift from Style to Substance
The Transformation of Business
Future Mousing
A Future that Looks Like Mome
Afterword: Toward a Design Curriculum for the 21st Century
R. Buckminster Fuller
Teaching Comprehensive Design Science
Antiques of the Future
Towards a Design Curriculum
Ecological Design: Myth or Method
Cognitive Science in service of Eco-Design
Epilogue: Brian Danitz
Bibliography
Key Ideas
Index
Contributors
Acknowledgements
About the Editors