Design, sustainability and the urmadic universityBy
Questioning sustainability: photo by Terry Freedman (Flickr.com/ Creative Commons)
A group of design experts and students gathered together recently to discuss why, despite an increasing focus on sustainability, it seems like the world is actually becoming less sustainable by the day. Doesn't sound like a cheery event, does it? But there was a positive focus and it revolves around the setting up of the urmadic university.Guests:
- Cameron Tonkinwise
Associate Dean of Sustainability at Parsons, The New School for Design in New York.
- Leon Fitzpatrick
Designer at MINIMAL Inc, Chicago.
- Craig Bremner
Professor of Design at Charles Sturt University.
- Professor Tony Fry
Design Futures Program, Griffith University.
- Lisa Norton
Professor at School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
- Daniel Lopera
Design Futures, Griffith University.
4 August 2011
ABC Radio National’s Future Tense