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Speculating on the steady state scenario

Ann Thorpe

Ann Thorpe is currently based at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture and Design Versus Consumerism : How Design Activism Confronts Growth

Earthscan, 2012

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... Speculating on the steady state scenario For the sake of argument, let us suppose that activist efforts are successful and that affl uent countries develop steady state economies that prioritize real well- being. Economic growth...

Conclusion

Ann Thorpe

Ann Thorpe is currently based at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture and Design Versus Consumerism : How Design Activism Confronts Growth

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... Conclusion Our argument has been that consumerism and economic growth are an over- arching problem that requires social change. There are many ways to undertake social change, from individual behavior to corporate policy to dem- ocratic...

Design in the shadow of the rise and fall of growth

Ann Thorpe

Ann Thorpe is currently based at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture and Design Versus Consumerism : How Design Activism Confronts Growth

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... Design in the shadow of the rise and fall of growth Architect Alejandro Zaero-Polo of Foreign Offi ce Architects comments that his generation emerged in a social and political context of “cheapness.”1 His generation of pragmatist...

Design activism, movement society and a post-growth scenario

Ann Thorpe

Ann Thorpe is currently based at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture and Design Versus Consumerism : How Design Activism Confronts Growth

Earthscan, 2012

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... Design”, in Design and Creativity: Policy, Management and Practice, ed. G. Julier and L. Moor (Oxford: Berg, 2009), pp. 157–73. 8 Research on design activism included a review of more than 1400 cases in Ann Thorpe, “Design and Political...

Political power on a budget

Ann Thorpe

Ann Thorpe is currently based at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture and Design Versus Consumerism : How Design Activism Confronts Growth

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... Political power on a budget INTRODUCTION Chapter 5 examined methods activists typically use to try to bring about change and showed that architecture and design may also be understood in terms of these methods. Although that chapter...

Design activism confronting economic growth

Ann Thorpe

Ann Thorpe is currently based at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture and Design Versus Consumerism : How Design Activism Confronts Growth

Earthscan, 2012

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... Design activism confronting economic growth INTRODUCTION The four problems that concluded Chapter 2 offer some ideas about where designers might direct their activism. And although we don’t delve all the way into methods of design...

Picking up moves from social movements

Ann Thorpe

Ann Thorpe is currently based at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture and Design Versus Consumerism : How Design Activism Confronts Growth

Earthscan, 2012

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... Tarrow, Contentious Politics (Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2007), p. 120. 22 Ann Thorpe, Design and Political Resistance: Tactics, Power and Transformation (Milton Keynes: Open University, 2010). 23 David J. Hess, Alternative Pathways...

From here to there, sketching a sustainable economy

Ann Thorpe

Ann Thorpe is currently based at the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Architecture and Design Versus Consumerism : How Design Activism Confronts Growth

Earthscan, 2012

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... From here to there, sketching a sustainable economy In Chapter 3 we looked at the question of social metrics (which represent social and environmental values) mainly with respect to design projects. In this chapter we examine the bigger...