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Left, Right, and Wrong

Thomas Fisher

in Designing Our Way to a Better World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698875
eISBN:
9781452954264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698875.003.0015
Subject:
Art, Design

The chapter examines the politics of planning and urban design, and how they reflect the oppositional nature of contemporary thinking. Despite oppositional thinking’s long history in Western culture, ... More


Designed Disasters

Thomas Fisher

in Designing Our Way to a Better World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698875
eISBN:
9781452954264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698875.003.0009
Subject:
Art, Design

The chapter considers the issue of infrastructure and population protection from terrorism. As terrorists engage in design by seeking out places where infrastructure is most susceptible to attack, ... More


Evolutionary Transformation

Thomas Fisher

in Designing Our Way to a Better World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780816698875
eISBN:
9781452954264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698875.003.0020
Subject:
Art, Design

This chapter observes how the abductive approach represents a larger shift in Western culture away from two prevalent mythologies of the past that justified the domination of nature for either ... More


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