Seven approaches to fashion design in a sustainable era. From natural capital to system thinking
Happy birthday Earth Day, chronological environmental events 1975-1980 part two
Applying system thinking as an approach to sustainable design is the last post in a series discussing the different framework and approaches to sustainable design. A complex society with many different challenges for the near future demands a framework that puts complexity into a simpler way of doing things than before. Find out how!
21st centuries seek restorative solutions for the planet. The sustainable design process needs to seek to be restorative of the planet rather than destructive, reverse impacts, eliminate externalities and increase natural capital by supporting the biophysical functions provided for by nature. Read more.
Design with nature discusses the Permaculture design framework. Nature is not served by rigid laws, but by rhythmical, reciprocal processes, this must be kept in mind. We need to re-discover cycles, pulsation and subtler transmissions of nature energies that actually science took away because of its materialistically based methodology