Category Archives: Regenerative

Regenerative Development and Design

The emerging field of regenerative development and design marks a significant evolution in the concept and application of sustainability. Practices in sustainable or green design have focused primarily on minimizing damage to the environment and human health, and using resources more efficiently; in … Continue reading

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Designing from Place:- A Regenerative Framework and Methodology

The radical changes required for Earth to “remain fit for human habitation” require a change in worldviews from ‘mechanistic’ to ‘ecological’. A key question is: how can those working in the built environment—a field with major impact on global resources and systems … Continue reading

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Regenerative design and development: – current theory and practice

This notion of regeneration – ‘rebirth’ or ‘renewal’ – has been variously applied in relation to the built environment and the communities it supports following major acts of devastation or when a prior condition had declined to an extent considered ripe for renewal – and, … Continue reading

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Toward Regenerative Society – Plan for Rapid Transition

We have only a short period of time available to bring about an epochal shift of human consciousness and civilization. If we continue business as usual, we will doom our children to a desperate world that may soon be uninhabitable. … Continue reading

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Regenerative design, socio-ecological systems and co-evolution

A key notion in regenerative design is the co-evolutionary, partnered relationship between socio-cultural and ecological systems, which requires an explicit engagement with the implications and consequences of future design decisions. However, despite the extensive literature in other disciplines regarding the co-evolution of … Continue reading

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Designing Regenerative Cultures

This is a ‘Whole Earth Catalog’ for the 21st century: an impressive and wide-ranging analysis of what’s wrong with our societies, organizations, ideologies, worldviews and cultures – and how to put them right. The book covers the finance system, agriculture, … Continue reading

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