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Sustainability diagrams 327 through 361

July 30, 2019


Adding more diagrams of sustainability. 327. 23 Honey bee practices (Avery and Bergensteiner 2007)   328. Regenerative system sketch (from Mang and Haggard 2106). 329.  System of mind (Bill Reed 2007) We have the opportunity and imperative to evolve our thinking and practice in a way that can contribute to regenerating our planet. Slowing down the processes […]

10th anniversary update – visualising sustainability

July 24, 2019


It’s been 10 years since I started collecting diagrams of sustainability.  Here’s some more. 283.  Circles of sustainability     (McCarthy and James wiki) The Circles of Sustainability approach is explicitly critical of other domain models such as the triple bottom line that treat economics as if it is outside the social, or that treat the environment as an […]

Borrowing from Terminator: A Sustainable Lens?

February 24, 2011


Here’s a draft of a position paper we’re working on (numbered references at the end).   Feedback most welcome. In this paper we propose a “Sustainable Lens”- both actual and conceptual – to assist in acting as a Sustainable Practitioner.  We describe how the complexities of everyday sustainable activities go beyond simple resource visualisations. More abstract […]

Some puzzles, triangles and circles, a golden snitch and a pocket knife

May 13, 2010


I’m filling holes on the framework  so a slightly strange collection for the corpus. 219 Ecology, Equity, and Economy Triangle by McDonough and Michael Baungart From the book, Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things by William McDonough and Michael Baungart 220 Alden Dow’s A way of life cycle  (“Alden B. Dow Midwestern […]

The Wall at Te Papa

October 16, 2008


There’s a great new interactive exhibit at Te Papa.   The Wall is part of a big new development “Our Space”.    I stood and watched people interacting with the wall for ages.  Much of the time they were playing with the technology but unconciously perhaps they’re telling the story of New Zealand(ers).  It’s not […]