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Preface

Dominique Hes

Dominique Hes is an academic at the University of Melbourne who has been asking: ‘Why, when we have been "doing" sustainability for so long, are we having an ever-increasing impact?’ People create such beauty with music, food, art, buildings and community, so why is it so difficult to be a thriving part of the earth’s systems? She has degrees in Science (Botany) from the University of Melbourne, Engineering (Cleaner Production) and a PhD in Architecture from RMIT University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chrisna du Plessis

Chrisna du Plessis is Associate Professor in the Department of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa, where she explores what concepts such as resilience and regenerative design would mean for how we think about urban sustainability and how we live our lives. She holds degrees in architecture from the University of Pretoria, a PhD from the University of Salford, UK and an honorary doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Hope : Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

Routledge, 2015

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... Introduction Preface “To be truly radical is to make hope possible, rather than despair convincing.” Raymond Williams We are entering a time of change, a time when many tipping points will be passed, resulting in unexpected consequences...

Working with nature

Dominique Hes

Dominique Hes is an academic at the University of Melbourne who has been asking: ‘Why, when we have been "doing" sustainability for so long, are we having an ever-increasing impact?’ People create such beauty with music, food, art, buildings and community, so why is it so difficult to be a thriving part of the earth’s systems? She has degrees in Science (Botany) from the University of Melbourne, Engineering (Cleaner Production) and a PhD in Architecture from RMIT University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chrisna du Plessis

Chrisna du Plessis is Associate Professor in the Department of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa, where she explores what concepts such as resilience and regenerative design would mean for how we think about urban sustainability and how we live our lives. She holds degrees in architecture from the University of Pretoria, a PhD from the University of Salford, UK and an honorary doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Hope : Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

Routledge, 2015

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... defences. PHOTO: C DU PLESSIS PHOTO: C DU PLESSIS A well-known example of learning from how other organisms solve problems, and then applying this in the built environment, is the Eastgate Centre in Harare, Zimbabwe, designed...

The Living Building Challenge

Dominique Hes

Dominique Hes is an academic at the University of Melbourne who has been asking: ‘Why, when we have been "doing" sustainability for so long, are we having an ever-increasing impact?’ People create such beauty with music, food, art, buildings and community, so why is it so difficult to be a thriving part of the earth’s systems? She has degrees in Science (Botany) from the University of Melbourne, Engineering (Cleaner Production) and a PhD in Architecture from RMIT University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chrisna du Plessis

Chrisna du Plessis is Associate Professor in the Department of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa, where she explores what concepts such as resilience and regenerative design would mean for how we think about urban sustainability and how we live our lives. She holds degrees in architecture from the University of Pretoria, a PhD from the University of Salford, UK and an honorary doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Hope : Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

Routledge, 2015

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... (T1-T6). PHOTOS: C DU PLESSIS The Petals As the International Living Future Institute provides detailed guidelines for the application of each of the Petals, the objective of this chapter is not to describe the Petals and their corresponding...

Reconnecting with nature, re-learning to be natural

Dominique Hes

Dominique Hes is an academic at the University of Melbourne who has been asking: ‘Why, when we have been "doing" sustainability for so long, are we having an ever-increasing impact?’ People create such beauty with music, food, art, buildings and community, so why is it so difficult to be a thriving part of the earth’s systems? She has degrees in Science (Botany) from the University of Melbourne, Engineering (Cleaner Production) and a PhD in Architecture from RMIT University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chrisna du Plessis

Chrisna du Plessis is Associate Professor in the Department of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa, where she explores what concepts such as resilience and regenerative design would mean for how we think about urban sustainability and how we live our lives. She holds degrees in architecture from the University of Pretoria, a PhD from the University of Salford, UK and an honorary doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Hope : Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

Routledge, 2015

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... first-person accounts illustrate. Figure 1: Lebone II School, Rustenburg (Architects: Activate Architects), South Africa. PHOTOS: C DU PLESSIS This is a story about the experience of visiting two Robin Boyd homes by Dominique Hes...

Why do we need regenerative sustainability?

Dominique Hes

Dominique Hes is an academic at the University of Melbourne who has been asking: ‘Why, when we have been "doing" sustainability for so long, are we having an ever-increasing impact?’ People create such beauty with music, food, art, buildings and community, so why is it so difficult to be a thriving part of the earth’s systems? She has degrees in Science (Botany) from the University of Melbourne, Engineering (Cleaner Production) and a PhD in Architecture from RMIT University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chrisna du Plessis

Chrisna du Plessis is Associate Professor in the Department of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa, where she explores what concepts such as resilience and regenerative design would mean for how we think about urban sustainability and how we live our lives. She holds degrees in architecture from the University of Pretoria, a PhD from the University of Salford, UK and an honorary doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Hope : Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

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... concentrations, while governments, intent on rescuing a flailing world economy, argue for increasing these limits to politically acceptable levels. Thus we see that, despite the many published warnings of scientists PHOTO: C DU PLESSIS...

On being a hummingbird

Dominique Hes

Dominique Hes is an academic at the University of Melbourne who has been asking: ‘Why, when we have been "doing" sustainability for so long, are we having an ever-increasing impact?’ People create such beauty with music, food, art, buildings and community, so why is it so difficult to be a thriving part of the earth’s systems? She has degrees in Science (Botany) from the University of Melbourne, Engineering (Cleaner Production) and a PhD in Architecture from RMIT University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chrisna du Plessis

Chrisna du Plessis is Associate Professor in the Department of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa, where she explores what concepts such as resilience and regenerative design would mean for how we think about urban sustainability and how we live our lives. She holds degrees in architecture from the University of Pretoria, a PhD from the University of Salford, UK and an honorary doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Hope : Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

Routledge, 2015

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... of ourselves and other beings and living systems with which Chrisna du Plessis5 we are in relationship. A second core value is integrity – to live and work in a way that is true to your beliefs and values. The third core value is positive...

Tools to support regenerative practice

Dominique Hes

Dominique Hes is an academic at the University of Melbourne who has been asking: ‘Why, when we have been "doing" sustainability for so long, are we having an ever-increasing impact?’ People create such beauty with music, food, art, buildings and community, so why is it so difficult to be a thriving part of the earth’s systems? She has degrees in Science (Botany) from the University of Melbourne, Engineering (Cleaner Production) and a PhD in Architecture from RMIT University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chrisna du Plessis

Chrisna du Plessis is Associate Professor in the Department of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa, where she explores what concepts such as resilience and regenerative design would mean for how we think about urban sustainability and how we live our lives. She holds degrees in architecture from the University of Pretoria, a PhD from the University of Salford, UK and an honorary doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Hope : Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

Routledge, 2015

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... Shift. 73 Composite based on Wilber, 2000a, op Gabriola Island, BC: New Society. cit., p.71; and Wilber, K. (2000b). Sex, 48 Du Plessis, C. and Cole, R.J. (2011). Ecology, Spirituality. 2nd edition. Boston: Motivating change: shifting...

Positive Development

Dominique Hes

Dominique Hes is an academic at the University of Melbourne who has been asking: ‘Why, when we have been "doing" sustainability for so long, are we having an ever-increasing impact?’ People create such beauty with music, food, art, buildings and community, so why is it so difficult to be a thriving part of the earth’s systems? She has degrees in Science (Botany) from the University of Melbourne, Engineering (Cleaner Production) and a PhD in Architecture from RMIT University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chrisna du Plessis

Chrisna du Plessis is Associate Professor in the Department of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa, where she explores what concepts such as resilience and regenerative design would mean for how we think about urban sustainability and how we live our lives. She holds degrees in architecture from the University of Pretoria, a PhD from the University of Salford, UK and an honorary doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Hope : Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

Routledge, 2015

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... facility in Taiwan, the Venny in Melbourne, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital in Singapore, and a speculative project that Birkeland has designed for Canberra, Australia. We will also briefly look at SmartMode (Systems PHOTO: C DU PLESSIS Mapping...

An ecological worldview

Dominique Hes

Dominique Hes is an academic at the University of Melbourne who has been asking: ‘Why, when we have been "doing" sustainability for so long, are we having an ever-increasing impact?’ People create such beauty with music, food, art, buildings and community, so why is it so difficult to be a thriving part of the earth’s systems? She has degrees in Science (Botany) from the University of Melbourne, Engineering (Cleaner Production) and a PhD in Architecture from RMIT University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chrisna du Plessis

Chrisna du Plessis is Associate Professor in the Department of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa, where she explores what concepts such as resilience and regenerative design would mean for how we think about urban sustainability and how we live our lives. She holds degrees in architecture from the University of Pretoria, a PhD from the University of Salford, UK and an honorary doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Hope : Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

Routledge, 2015

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... for the emerge nce of the next level of complexity. This PHOTO: C DU PLESSIS Kauffman19 describes it: Molecules of all varieties join in a metabolic dance to make cells. Cells interact with cells to form organisms; organisms interact...

Lessons for the reflective practitioner

Dominique Hes

Dominique Hes is an academic at the University of Melbourne who has been asking: ‘Why, when we have been "doing" sustainability for so long, are we having an ever-increasing impact?’ People create such beauty with music, food, art, buildings and community, so why is it so difficult to be a thriving part of the earth’s systems? She has degrees in Science (Botany) from the University of Melbourne, Engineering (Cleaner Production) and a PhD in Architecture from RMIT University, Australia. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Chrisna du Plessis

Chrisna du Plessis is Associate Professor in the Department of Construction Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa, where she explores what concepts such as resilience and regenerative design would mean for how we think about urban sustainability and how we live our lives. She holds degrees in architecture from the University of Pretoria, a PhD from the University of Salford, UK and an honorary doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Designing for Hope : Pathways to Regenerative Sustainability

Routledge, 2015

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... Bill Reed telling the story of the Brattleboro Co-op (in the Encouraging people to grow food – ready-bagged, locally sourced background). PHOTO: C DU PLESSIS organic potting soil at the Brattleboro Co-op. PHOTO: C DU PLESSIS To understand...